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

Impact ID2664
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionThis study suggest that C. fluminea has the ability to alter nutrient cycling dynamics and the availability of materials in the water column. In addition, biodeposition of filtered materials into the sediments could cause competition among filter feeders because of reduction of materials in the water column.
Reference28157
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/18/2024].

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