Specimen Information

Pomacea maculata
Pomacea maculata
(giant applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1522979
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateLA
CountyCalcasieu
Localityunnamed pond and marsh [E of Choupique Island]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Calcasieu
HUC8 Number08080206
HUC10 NameCalcasieu River-Bayou D'Inde
HUC10 Number0808020603
HUC12 NameCalcasieu River-Prien Lake
HUC12 Number080802060303
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month10
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsThere were dozens of egg masses.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierLouisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassEggs
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/27/2020].

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