Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID242662
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StatePR
CountyCaguas
LocalityTurabo River near its confluence with Loiza River, at the city of Caguas, next to road PR-183
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 NameRio Grande de Loiza Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000504
HUC12 NameRio Turabo
HUC12 Number210100050403
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsEstablished in huge colonies growing on the river sand.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2019].

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