Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1548301
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMT
CountyYellowstone
LocalityLake Elmo in Billings
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Yellowstone-Pompeys Pillar
HUC8 Number10070007
HUC10 NameFive Mile Creek-Yellowstone River
HUC10 Number1007000704
HUC12 NameFive Mile Creek
HUC12 Number100700070401
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NAS ARM

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Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33363
Author:Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Date:2019
Title:Invasive Asian clams found in Lake Elmo.
CommentsShells only, no live specimens were collected at the time. A follow-up survey was conducted July 15-17, 2019 and collected several live juvenile specimens. In September 2021 the lake was be drained to eradicate live mussels that were later found in 2020.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMontana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedseveral


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