Specimen Information

Cipangopaludina japonica
Cipangopaludina japonica
(Japanese mysterysnail)

Specimen ID1711716
Common NameJapanese mysterysnail
LocalityLake Oconee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Oconee
HUC8 Number03070101
HUC10 NameLake Oconee
HUC10 Number0307010113
HUC12 NameLake Oconee-Lake Sinclair
HUC12 Number030701011306
Collection Day15
Collection Month3
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
CommentsI tend the gardens at this property and noted the almost regularly spaced placement of the mostly empty snail shells; this was just after a 3 day cold snap and I wondered if that made the snails more vulnerable to predation; one week later I returned and found more shells, and a Great Blue Heron working the wall. On top of the sea wall on the west side of the point, over about a 300' length 79 West View Way, (Great Waters), Eatonton, GA
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Number Collected42
Cipangopaludina japonica
Cipangopaludina japonica


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/13/2024].

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