Specimen Information

Pomacea maculata
Pomacea maculata
(giant applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1691745
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateTX
CountyBrazoria
LocalitySmith lake Hudson woods unit San Bernard NWR
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Brazos
HUC8 Number12070104
HUC10 NameDry Bayou-Brazos River
HUC10 Number1207010405
HUC12 NameBrazos River-Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number120701040505
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month3
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed flood
Statusestablished
CommentsLast year just under 15,000 Apple Snails were removed from this location
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierRichard Schaffhausen
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/20/2024].

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