Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1658179
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateCT
CountyHartford
LocalityBlish Memorial Park swimming area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Connecticut
HUC8 Number01080205
HUC10 NameSalmon River
HUC10 Number0108020508
HUC12 NameDickinson Creek-Salmon River
HUC12 Number010802050805
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Collection Day24
Collection Month7
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker gut passage | released for food
Statusunknown
CommentsNo live specimens collected - casual observation yielded collection of several empty shells. Within the Blish Memorial Park swimming area - approximately 5m from shoreline
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2022].

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