Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID236342
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateNY
CountyRichmond
Localitya stream draining Brooks Pond in Clove Lakes Park on Staten Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSandy Hook-Staten Island
HUC8 Number02030104
HUC10 NameArthur Kill-Upper Bay
HUC10 Number0203010402
HUC12 NameMorses Creek-Arthur Kill
HUC12 Number020301040204
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month12
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsHundreds of empty shells found, with fewer alive found. Not found here in 2004. [voucher photo on file]
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2019].

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