Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154664
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StatePA
LocalityJuniata River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Juniata
HUC8 Number02050304
Map
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Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
CommentsBetween 1988-1992 Corbicula was not that abundant in the Juniata River when Mr. Dropkin worked there. Recently, the clam has become more abundant and widespread.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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