Specimen Information

Pomacea maculata
Pomacea maculata
(giant applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID52736
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateTX
CountyGalveston
LocalityAmerican Canal off FM 528 [just W of League City, TX]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Galveston Bay
HUC8 Number12040204
HUC10 NameDickinson Bayou
HUC10 Number1204020402
HUC12 NameDickinson Bayou
HUC12 Number120402040200
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierRobert Howells, Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/19/2022].

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