Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID893091
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateVA
CountyBotetourt
LocalityJames River, Just W of Eagle Rock; 100 m US and 400 m DS at VA 43+/-
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper James
HUC8 Number02080201
HUC10 NameLooney Creek-James River
HUC10 Number0208020114
HUC12 NameLapsley Run-James River
HUC12 Number020802011401
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month8
Collection Year1997
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Title:Corbicula fluminea in Virginia, 1980-2015 (unpublished data).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 = common. Were abundant along the right ascending bank in sandy areas but were uncommon to rare throughout the rest of the reach.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2020].

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