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

Impact ID2666
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionExperimental results strongly suggest that Corbicula has important impacts on carbon dynamics. Feeding and metabolism by Corbicula may have significant impacts on the concentration of stored organic matter in stream sediments.
Reference13127
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Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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