Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154671
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common Namebasket clam
StatePA
CountyNorthampton
LocalityDelaware River, upstream of Columbia, at river mile 207.9
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Delaware-Musconetcong
HUC8 Number02040105
HUC10 NameUpper Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204010506
HUC12 NameAllegheny Creek-Delaware River
HUC12 Number020401050601
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
CommentsA freshwater mussel survey was conducted on a 125 mi stretch of the Upper Delaware River starting at Hancock, NY (beginning of mainstem Delaware), ending at Columbia, NJ. No zebra mussels were found in this area. The first C. fluminea shell was found just below the Delaware Water Gap (Specimen ID # 154670) and the first live C. fluminea found is this record. Future surveys will be conducted.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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