Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID279570
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMI
CountyOttawa
LocalityLake Michigan, just offshore of J. H. Campbell Power Plant [Port Sheldon Township]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0406020000
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number040602000000
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month11
Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23848
Author:White, D.S., M.H. Winnell, and D.J. Jude
Date:1984
Title:Discovery of the Asiatic clam, Corbicula fluminea in Lake Michigan.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:10
Issue:3
Pages:329-331
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1355
Author:Counts III, C.L.
Date:1991
Title:Corbicula (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae) Part 1. Catalog of fossil and recent nominal species. Part 2. Compendium of zoogeographic records of North America and Hawaii, 1924-1984.
Journal:Tryonia
Volume:21
Pages:1-134
CommentsAssociated with heated discharge from a power plant. None found in 1977-1981 survey.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10
Size1.1 - 5.1 mm TL


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