Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1529875
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMN
CountyOtter Tail
LocalityOtter Tail River, in Fergus Falls [warmwater effluent plume]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOtter Tail
HUC8 Number09020103
HUC10 NameCity of Fergus Falls-Otter Tail River
HUC10 Number0902010309
HUC12 NameCity of Fergus Falls-Otter Tail River
HUC12 Number090201030904
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Collection Day8
Collection Month7
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsFound in a warmwater effluent plume. First time observed at this location.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberJFBM 22914
VerifierM. Berg
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected15 live
Number Preserved15


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2019].

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