Specimen Information

Potamopyrgus antipodarum
Potamopyrgus antipodarum
(New Zealand mudsnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1617677
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateMT
CountyRavalli
LocalityPrivate fish hatchery, Hamilton Montana
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBitterroot
HUC8 Number17010205
HUC10 NameBitterroot River-Hamilton
HUC10 Number1701020510
HUC12 NameBitterroot River-Canyon Creek
HUC12 Number170102051003
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker in aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33718
Author:Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks
Date:2019
Title:FWP finds New Zealand mud snails in private fish hatchery near Hamilton.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:33706
Author:Backus, P.
Date:2019
Title:Invasive New Zealand mud snails found at Hamilton fish hatchery
Publisher:The Ravalli Republic
CommentsIntroduced into the hatchery via a shipment of trout from a South Dakota fish hatchery; hatchery quarantined when snails were discovered to try to eradicate the population.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMontana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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