Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID749265
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateGA
CountyCamden
LocalityGum Branch of the Cumberland River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCumberland-St. Simons
HUC8 Number03070203
HUC10 NameCrooked River-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0307020305
HUC12 NameUpper Crooked River
HUC12 Number030702030501
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month9
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsThe area is north of “The Lakes” community that has had reports of apple snails since at least 2012. Though this site is near other infestations there does not appear to be an obvious connection through canals or other water bodies to these other sites.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/2/2023].

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