Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51611
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateOH
CountyLucas
LocalityMaumee River, Acme Generating Station discharge [in Toledo]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Maumee
HUC8 Number04100009
HUC10 NameGrassy Creek-Maumee River
HUC10 Number0410000909
HUC12 NameDelaware Creek-Maumee River
HUC12 Number041000090904
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month6
Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31314
Author:Scott-Wasilk, J., G.G. Downing, and J.S. Lietzow.
Date:1983
Title:Occurrence of the Asiatic clam Corbicula fluminea in the Maumee River and western Lake Erie.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:9
Issue:1
Pages:9-13
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
CommentsFound in a power plant thermal plume.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected56/sq.m.


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