Specimen Information

Corbicula fluminea
Corbicula fluminea
(Asian clam)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID1464714
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateGA
CountyAppling
LocalityAltamaha River, barge slip at E.I. Hatch Nuclear Plant
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAltamaha
HUC8 Number03070106
HUC10 NameCobb Creek-Altamaha River
HUC10 Number0307010601
HUC12 NameBay Creek-Altamaha River
HUC12 Number030701060106
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month11
Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31536
Author:Shea, E.
Date:2018
Title:Corbicula data from the Delaware Museum of Natural History.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1355
Author:Counts III, C.L.
Date:1991
Title:Corbicula (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae) Part 1. Catalog of fossil and recent nominal species. Part 2. Compendium of zoogeographic records of North America and Hawaii, 1924-1984.
Journal:Tryonia
Volume:21
Pages:1-134
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberDMNH 114761
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2019].

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