Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID892701
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateVA
CountyAlbemarle
LocalityLickinghole Creek, town of Mechums River at VA 240+
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRivanna
HUC8 Number02080204
HUC10 NameMoormans River-Mechums River
HUC10 Number0208020401
HUC12 NameBeaver Creek-Mechums River
HUC12 Number020802040102
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month1
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28142
Author:Watson, B.
Date:2015
Title:Corbicula fluminea in Virginia, 1980-2015 (unpublished data).
Publisher:Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
CommentsAbundance = present.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/3/2020].

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