Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1543469
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateWA
CountySpokane
LocalitySpokane River, at Ramp Below I-90 Washington/Idaho Border
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Spokane
HUC8 Number17010305
HUC10 NameRathdrum Creek-Spokane River
HUC10 Number1701030503
HUC12 NameCable Creek-Spokane River
HUC12 Number170103050304
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown | released for food | released bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32869
Author:Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Date:2019
Title:Summary of confirmed historical Corbicula records in Washington (unpublished data).
Publisher:Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
CommentsAnalyzed in a water plankton tow sample by microscopy for early detection zebra and quagga mussel monitoring
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierCameron Lange
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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