Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID878142
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateLA
CountyOrleans
Localitybayou at S end of New Orleans City Park near City Park Ave and Anseman Ave
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
HUC10 NameCanal No 2-Frontal Lake Pontchartrain
HUC10 Number0809020301
HUC12 NameMetairie Canal-Canal No 2
HUC12 Number080902030103
Map
+
Collection Day15
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Comments"Conspicuous bright pink egg clusters. Some cypress knees had perhaps 5 clusters, but the distribution was uneven and others had none. Easily saw 100+ clusters..."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo
Pomacea maculata


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/16/2024].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.