Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID254687
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateNV
CountyDouglas
LocalityLake Tahoe at north end of Nevada Beach [just N of South Tahoe City, CA]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Tahoe
HUC8 Number16050101
HUC10 NameLake Tahoe
HUC10 Number1605010105
HUC12 NameLake Tahoe
HUC12 Number160501010500
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month4
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18132
Author:Hackley, S., B. Allen, G. Schladow, J. Reuter, S. Chandra, and M. Wittman.
Date:2008
Title:Lake Tahoe aquatic invasive species incident report.
Journal:(Unpublished data - UC at Davis, UC at Santa Barbara, UN at Reno)
Pages:10 pp
CommentsDense patches of clams (+200 m-2) were observed, with lower densities scattered in between.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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