Specimen Information

Marisa cornuarietis
Marisa cornuarietis
(giant ramshorn)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID52609
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusMarisa
Speciescornuarietis
Common Namegiant ramshorn
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
Localitycanal in middle of Miami westward to the edge of the Everglades (8 km stretch)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020614
Map
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Collection Month2
Collection Year1958
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9285
Author:Hunt, B.P.
Date:1958
Title:Introduction of Marisa into Florida.
Journal:Nautilus
Volume:72
Pages:53-55
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1652
Author:McCann, J.A., L.N. Arkin, and J.D. Williams.
Date:1996
Title:Nonindigenous Aquatic and Selected Terrestrial Species of Florida. Status, Pathways, Dates of Introduction, Range Distributions, and Significant Ecological and Economic Effects.
Publisher:Florida Caribbean Science Center, U S Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL.
Pages:301 pp
CommentsVery abundant.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierB.P. Hunt
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2019].

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