Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID281441
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMI
CountyMonroe
LocalityLake Erie, Sterling State Park, 5.6 km E of Monroe, 9.6 km SSW of Newport
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month12
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12046
Author:Clarke, A.H.
Date:1981
Title:Corbicula fluminea, in Lake Erie.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:95
Issue:2
Pages:83-84
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
CommentsCollected live. First record in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence drainage.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierA.H. Clarke
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Year Classjuvenile
Size8.0, 8.6 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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