Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1529720
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateTX
CountyMatagorda
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Matagorda Beach near Colorado River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorthern Gulf of Mexico
HUC8 Number32004300
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month5
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31529
Author:Petway, T.
Date:2018
Title:Corbicula (Asian clam) data from the Houston Museum of Natural Science
Publisher:Houston Museum of Natural Science
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberHMNS.MAL.012777
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/9/2020].

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