Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID50943
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateGA
CountyToombs
LocalityAltamaha River, RM 117.8 (river km 188.5 near E. I.Hatch Nuclear Plant)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAltamaha
HUC8 Number03070106
HUC10 NameCobb Creek-Altamaha River
HUC10 Number0307010601
HUC12 NameBay Creek-Altamaha River
HUC12 Number030701060106
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1971
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28350
Author:Gardner Jr., J.A., W.R. Woodall Jr., A.A. Staats Jr., and J.F. Napoli.
Date:1976
Title:The invasion of the Asiatic clam (Corbicula manilensis) in the Altamaha River, Georgia.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:90
Issue:3
Pages:117-125
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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