Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1635333
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateWI
CountyRock
LocalityKiwanis Pond - Boat Launch
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Rock
HUC8 Number07090002
HUC10 NameBlackhawk Creek
HUC10 Number0709000211
HUC12 NameBlackhawk Creek
HUC12 Number070900021102
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Collection Day29
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker gut passage | released for food
Statusestablished
CommentsAsian clams found at the boat launch of Kiwanis Pond. Various sizes found (both empty shells and live clams). 11/25/2019--Outflow from Kiwanis observed.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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