Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID615265
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateLA
CountyAscension
LocalityBayou Manchac at Camp Dr and Broussard Rd
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAmite
HUC8 Number08070202
HUC10 NameBayou Manchac-Amite River
HUC10 Number0807020208
HUC12 NameBayou Fountain-Bayou Manchac
HUC12 Number080702020804
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month10
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Comments"...eggs and adults in the drainages leading to it."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo
Pomacea maculata


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/13/2024].

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