Cipangopaludina chinensis
Cipangopaludina chinensis
(Chinese mysterysnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Impact ID2033
Impact TypeHuman Health
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionCipangopaludina chinensis is capable of ingesting, and therefore removing, the heavy metals from sewage fertilizer on rice fields; this has implications for human health and food safety
Reference33059
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/3/2022].

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