Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1649729
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StatePR
CountyLajas
Localityresearch pond in Lajas
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010004
HUC10 NameQuebrada Boqueron to Rio Loco Watersheds
HUC10 Number2101000401
HUC12 NameEastern Valle de Lajas
HUC12 Number210100040104
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34398
Author:Chappell, J., S. Whitmire, D. Sotomayor-Ramirez, and G. Martinez-Rodriguez.
Date:2019
Title:Effects of Corbicula fluminea on the nutrient concentration and phytoplankton biomass of tropical reservoirs.
Journal:Int. Aquat. Res.
Volume:11
Pages:401-417
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number CollectedMany


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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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