Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID158474
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateNE
CountyCedar
LocalityMissouri River just downstream of Gavins Point Dam (42o 51.097 N, 97o 28.083 W)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLewis and Clark Lake
HUC8 Number10170101
HUC10 NameBeaver Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1017010112
HUC12 NameLake Yankton-Missouri River
HUC12 Number101701011204
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month3
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
CommentsMostly small individuals (5-13 mm) picked up. Very common in the shale gravel washed up on the beach areas along the shoreline.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size5-20 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2021].

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