Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1633845
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateLA
CountyEast Baton Rouge
Locality[Drainage ditch], Egg masses observed on bridge abutments.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBayou Sara-Thompson
HUC8 Number08070201
HUC10 NameBayou Baton Rouge
HUC10 Number0807020104
HUC12 NameCypress Bayou-Bayou Baton Rouge
HUC12 Number080702010401
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day8
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsHe sent several photos of egg masses to Jacoby Carter at the USGS WARC, who verified the identity and uploaded the report. The photos sent for documentation were uploaded.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierJacoby Carter, USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1000
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/18/2020].

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