Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID257004
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StatePA
CountyNorthampton
Localitya cooling tower basin at a powerplant in Bethlehem [adjacent to the Lehigh River]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLehigh
HUC8 Number02040106
HUC10 NameLower Lehigh River
HUC10 Number0204010608
HUC12 NameSaucon Creek
HUC12 Number020401060811
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month10
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photo. River inspection pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected12
Year Classadult
Size10-17 mm width
Photo



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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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