Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51260
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMD
CountyWicomico
LocalityWicomico River, Salisbury
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTangier
HUC8 Number02080110
HUC10 NameWicomico River
HUC10 Number0208011003
HUC12 NameTonytank Creek-Wicomico River
HUC12 Number020801100303
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32926
Author:Counts III, C.L.
Date:1981
Title:Corbicula fluminea on the Delmarva Peninsula
Journal:The Veliger
Volume:24
Issue:2
Pages:187-188
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
CommentsFirst specimen from eastern shore of Chesapeake Bay.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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