Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1545113
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateNM
CountyDona Ana
LocalityRio Grande River, ca. 4.5 miles downstream of NM State HWY 140 bridge at Rincon
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEl Paso-Las Cruces
HUC8 Number13030102
HUC10 NameFaulkner Canyon Creek-Rio Grande
HUC10 Number1303010205
HUC12 NameBignell Arroyo-Rio Grande
HUC12 Number130301020502
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month1
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2019].

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