Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52741
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StatePR
CountyCidra
LocalityCidra Reservoir [=Lago de Cidra]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 Number2101000506
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9418
Author:Williams, E.H., Jr., L. Bunkley-Williams, C.G. Lilyestrom and E.A.R. Ortiz-Corps
Date:2001
Title:A review of recent introductions of aquatic invertebrates in Puerto Rico and implications for the management of nonindigenous species.
Journal:Caribbean Journal of Science
Volume:37
Issue:3-4
Pages:246-251
CommentsHigh densities reported.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalUniversity of Puerto Rico
Museum Cat NumberUPRM and UPRH (2 campuses)
VerifierE. H. Williams, Jr., Marine Sci. Dept., U of Puert
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2019].

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