Corbicula fluminea
Corbicula fluminea
(Asian clam)

Impact ID2670
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionIn North America, native burrowing bivalves (Unionidae) are declining at a catastrophic rate. This significant loss of benthic biomass, coupled with the invasion of an exotic burrowing bivalve (Corbicula), may result in large alterations of ecosystem processes and functions.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2023].

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