Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID935224
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateFL
CountySt. Lucie
LocalityC-24 Diversion Canal, Oak Hammock Park boat ramp appx 10 mi upstream
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameNorth Fork of the St. Lucie River
HUC10 Number0309020602
HUC12 NameNorth Fork of the St. Lucie River
HUC12 Number030902060200
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month5
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28234
Author:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Date:2015
Title:Applesnail occurrences in Florida (Pomacea sp.), 1962-2015.
Publisher:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
CommentsExtremely numerous eggs and snails
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/8/2023].

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