Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID935357
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityCanal, Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area I-75 boat ramp MM 41 south side
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 NameConservation Area 3A
HUC10 Number0309020211
HUC12 NameConservation Area 3A
HUC12 Number030902021100
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month5
Collection Year2012
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
CommentsA few egg masses
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/1/2023].

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