Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID888986
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateAL
CountyJefferson
LocalityCahaba River, below dam, [7.7 mi. SE of center of Birmingham]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCahaba
HUC8 Number03150202
HUC10 NameBuck Creek-Cahaba River
HUC10 Number0315020202
HUC12 NamePatton Creek-Cahaba River
HUC12 Number031502020204
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month10
Collection Year1972
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28132
Author:Byrne, C.
Date:2015
Title:Corbicula fluminea collection data from the Ohio State University Museum.
Publisher:Ohio State University Museum of Biodiversity
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalOhio State University Museum of Biological Diversity
Museum Cat NumberOSUM 32043
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/5/2020].

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