Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51551
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateNJ
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityRaritan River, near New Brunswick
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaritan
HUC8 Number02030105
HUC10 NameRaritan River
HUC10 Number0203010505
HUC12 NameMile Run-Raritan River
HUC12 Number020301050506
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month3
Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30412
Author:Trama, F.B.
Date:1982
Title:Occurrence of the Asiatic clam, Corbicula fluminea in the Raritan River, New Jersey.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:96
Issue:1
Pages:6-8
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
CommentsFew live, mostly dead shells.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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