Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID253371
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateAL
CountyMobile
LocalityLangan Park Pond in Mobile
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMobile-Tensaw
HUC8 Number03160204
HUC10 NameBay Minette Creek-Mobile River
HUC10 Number0316020405
HUC12 NameToulmins Spring Branch-Three Mile Creek
HUC12 Number031602040504
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month6
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsCopper sulfate applied October 2009, partially successful kill.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierJeff Garner, state malacologist
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2020].

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