Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261732
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateMS
CountyPearl River
Localitya private pond (Woods subdivision) in Picayune
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Pearl
HUC8 Number03180004
HUC10 NameEast Hobolochitto Creek
HUC10 Number0318000408
HUC12 NameBay Branch-East Hobolochitto Creek
HUC12 Number031800040803
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month7
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/16/2024].

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