Specimen Information

Corbicula fluminea
Corbicula fluminea
(basket clam)

Specimen ID630284
Common Namebasket clam
CountySan Patricio
LocalityJim Naismith Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAransas Bay
HUC8 Number12100405
HUC10 NameCopano Bay
HUC10 Number1210040502
HUC12 NameSalt Lake-Copano Bay
HUC12 Number121004050204
Collection Day18
Collection Month4
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26768
Author:Moretzsohn, F., and N. Barrera.
Title:Occurrence of the Asian clam, Corbicula fluminea, in the Jim Naismith Reservoir, Ingleside, Texas, April 2006 (unpublished data).
Publisher:Harte Research Institute, Texas A&M University
Pages:20 pp
CommentsA 52-inch diameter pipe from the reservoir to a treatment plant was half full of empty shells. No live clams found in susequent survey. However, a few recently dead were found.
Record TypePersonal communication
Number CollectedThousands dead


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/25/2024].

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