Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51950
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateTN
CountyHardin
LocalityTennessee River, river km 330.1 [RM 206.3] below Pickwick Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Tennessee-Beech
HUC8 Number06040001
HUC10 NameChambers Creek-Tennessee River
HUC10 Number0604000105
HUC12 NameMud Creek-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060400010504
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month10
Collection Year1959
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12041
Author:Sinclair, R.M., and W.M. Ingram
Date:1961
Title:A new record for the Asiatic clam in the United States, the Tennessee River.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:74
Issue:3
Pages:114-118
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
VerifierJ. P. E. Morrison, United States National Museum
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/27/2021].

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