Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID630284
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common Namebasket clam
StateTX
CountySan Patricio
LocalityJim Naismith Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAransas Bay
HUC8 Number12100405
HUC10 NameCopano Bay
HUC10 Number1210040502
HUC12 NameSalt Lake-Copano Bay
HUC12 Number121004050204
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month4
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26768
Author:Moretzsohn, F., and N. Barrera.
Date:2006
Title:Occurrence of the Asian clam, Corbicula fluminea, in the Jim Naismith Reservoir, Ingleside, Texas, April 2006 (unpublished data).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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number CollectedThousands dead


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