Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52718
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalitySanta Fe River in a fully-flooded cave system (a tributary of the Santa Fe R.) known as Alligator Rise located 100 m upstream from the Hwy 27 bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Fe
HUC8 Number03110206
HUC10 NameRiver Rise-Sante Fe River
HUC10 Number0311020605
HUC12 NameRiver Rise
HUC12 Number031102060504
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month11
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12238
Author:Streever, W.J.
Date:1992
Title:First record of Corbicula clams within flooded cave systems.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:55
Issue:1
Pages:35-37
CommentsFound throughout cave system. Two other cave system along the Santa Fe River are known to have Corbicula, Columbia Spring (Hwy 441 bridge) and Myrtle's Crack (Hwy 47 bridge).
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierWilliam J. Streever, Univ. Florida, Gainesville
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2820/m2


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