Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51630
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateOH
CountyHamilton
LocalityOhio River, (RM 461.5) at Cincinnati
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Ohio-Laughery
HUC8 Number05090203
HUC10 NameMuddy Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509020302
HUC12 NameTown of Newport-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050902030201
Map
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Collection Year1963
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12211
Author:Horning, W.B., and L. Keup
Date:1964
Title:Decline of Asiatic clam in Ohio River.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:78
Issue:1
Pages:29-30
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
CommentsNumbers were greatly reduced from from the 1962 sampling.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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