Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1703711
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common Namebasket clam
StateCT
CountyFairfield
LocalityMianus River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSaugatuck
HUC8 Number01100006
HUC10 NameMianus River-Frontal Long Island Sound
HUC10 Number0110000604
HUC12 NameMianus River-Frontal Cos Cob Harbor
HUC12 Number011000060402
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month12
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed current | hitch hiker gut passage
CommentsReported to CTDEEP Volunteer Water Monitoring Coordinator. Report submitted by CTDEEP on Ms. Carroll-Andrews' behalf.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Photo
Corbicula fluminea


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/12/2024].

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