Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1634573
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMT
CountyYellowstone
LocalityLake Elmo in Billings
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Yellowstone-Pompeys Pillar
HUC8 Number10070007
HUC10 NameFive Mile Creek-Yellowstone River
HUC10 Number1007000704
HUC12 NameFive Mile Creek
HUC12 Number100700070401
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsSeveral live specimens collected at two areas in the lake. Shells and shell fragments found at multiple locations. In September 2021 the lake was be drained to eradicate the mussels.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMontana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedseveral
Year Classjuvenile
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