Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID645254
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateMS
CountyJackson
LocalityRobinson Bayou, a shallow residential canal south of the main part of the bayou
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePascagoula
HUC8 Number03170006
HUC10 NameWest Pascagoula River-Pascagoula River
HUC10 Number0317000603
HUC12 NameUpper West Pascagoula-Pascagoula Rivers
HUC12 Number031700060302
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month7
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMississippi Dept. of Marine Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classeggs
Photo
Pomacea maculata


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/15/2024].

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