Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237345
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StatePR
CountySabana Grande
LocalityLajas Irrigation Canal
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouthern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010004
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsReared in experimental aquaculture ponds for research and distribution at the Lajas Agricultural Station.
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2017]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/24/2017].

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