Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID50381
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common Namebasket clam
StateCT
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityConnecticut River at the Connecticut Yankee Nuclear electric generating station (across the river from Haddam)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOutlet Connecticut River
HUC8 Number01080205
HUC10 NameHigganum Creek-Connecticut River
HUC10 Number0108020507
HUC12 NameMill Creek-Connecticut River
HUC12 Number010802050702
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1665
Author:Balcom, Nancy (ed.).
Date:1995
Title:Proceedings of the northeast conference on non-indigenous aquatic nuisance species.
Publisher:Connecticut Sea Grant College Program, University of Connecticut, 1084 Shennecossett, Groton, CT 06340-6097.
Pages:89 p
Reference 2
Ref. Number:23275
Author:Morgan, D.E., M. Keser, J.T. Swenarton, and J.F. Foertch
Date:2003
Title:Population dynamics of the Asiatic clam, Corbicula fluminea (Muller) in the lower Connecticut River: establishing a foothold in New England.
Journal:Journal of Shellfish Research
Volume:22
Issue:1
Pages:193-203
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierDouglas Morgan, Northeast Utilites Service Co.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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