Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52577
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateKY
CountyMcCracken
LocalityOhio River - Shawnee Steam Plant near Paducah
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio
HUC8 Number05140206
HUC10 NameRedstone Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020607
HUC12 NameBayou Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402060701
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year1957
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12216
Author:Sinclair, R.M., and B.G. Isom.
Date:1961
Title:A preliminary report on the introduced Asiatic clam Corbicula in Tennessee.
Publisher:Tennessee Stream Pollution Control Board, Tennessee Department of Public Health.
Pages:31 pp
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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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