Specimen Information

Potamopyrgus antipodarum
Potamopyrgus antipodarum
(New Zealand mudsnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID52662
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateOR
CountyClatsop
LocalityColumbia River at Astoria, Oregon [Youngs Bay]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Columbia
HUC8 Number17080006
HUC10 NameBaker Bay-Columbia River
HUC10 Number1708000605
HUC12 NameBaker Bay-Columbia River
HUC12 Number170800060500
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month9
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsDate is approximate. The snails may have been there since 1995.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierTerry Frees, NMFS 206-527-6764
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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