Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1543509
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateWA
CountyChelan
LocalityColumbia River, Entiat/Rocky Reach Reservoir, at Chelan Falls Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Columbia-Entiat
HUC8 Number17020010
HUC10 NameLake Entiat-Columbia River
HUC10 Number1702001003
HUC12 NameKnapp Coulee-Columbia River
HUC12 Number170200100302
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month9
Collection Year2017
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.
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
VerifierSteve Wells
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/15/2019].

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