Specimen Information

Pomacea maculata
Pomacea maculata
(giant applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID161614
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateTX
CountyBrazoria
LocalityMustang Bayou at State Hwy 6, west of Alvin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Galveston Bay
HUC8 Number12040204
HUC10 NameMustang Bayou
HUC10 Number1204020404
HUC12 NameMustang Bayou
HUC12 Number120402040400
Map
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Collection Month12
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14060
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:2001
Title:History and status of applesnail (Pomacea spp.) introductions in Texas. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Management Data Series No. 183.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Inland Fisheries Division
Pages:11 p.
CommentsEggs only.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classeggs


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