Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52743
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StatePR
CountyCayey
LocalityCayey River near Cayey
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 NameRio de la Plata Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000507
HUC12 NameRio de la Plata at Represa Comerio Dam
HUC12 Number210100050707
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
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
Record TypeLiterature
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 [9/19/2019].

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