Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID158975
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMI
CountyKalamazoo
LocalityEagle Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKalamazoo
HUC8 Number04050003
HUC10 NameMarrow Lake-Kalamazoo River
HUC10 Number0405000305
HUC12 NameEagle Lake-Kalamazoo River
HUC12 Number040500030508
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month6
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsThis site was studied intensively in 1998 as part of the Lotic Intersite Nitrogen Experiment. No corbicula were found in 1998 or 1999. In 2000 a huge population was discovered. Eagle Creek is unnamed on maps. A creek draining Eagle Lake in the Fort Custer State Park near the City of Battle Creek. Study reach drains wetland on, and extends north of National Cemetery property, to confluence with the Kalamazoo River.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/20/2022].

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