Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1649646
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateAZ
CountyCoconino
LocalityColorado River, [Downstream of the Glen Canyon Dam, upstream of Horseshoe Bend]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Lake Powell
HUC8 Number14070006
HUC10 NameWater Holes Canyon-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1407000611
HUC12 NameHoney Draw-Colorado River
HUC12 Number140700061105
Map
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Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on aquatic plants | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34376
Author:Walters, D.M., W.F. Cross, T.A. Kennedy, C.V. Baxter, R.O. Hall, Jr., and E.J. Rosi
Date:2020
Title:Food web controls on mercury fluxes and fate in the Colorado River, Grand Canyon
Journal:Science Advances
Volume:20
Issue:6
Pages:eaaz4880
CommentsDensities around 200,000 per m^2
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2020].

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