Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID893313
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateVA
CountyFranklin
LocalityBig Chestnut Creek, 3.25 mi E of Sontag at SR 715
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Roanoke
HUC8 Number03010101
HUC10 NameUpper Pigg River
HUC10 Number0301010108
HUC12 NameBig Chestnut Creek
HUC12 Number030101010803
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month5
Collection Year2002
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Title:Corbicula fluminea in Virginia, 1980-2015 (unpublished data).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. likely all juv. Corbicula, origanally called sphaeriidae.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected26


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/23/2020].

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