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

Impact ID2675
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionCorbicula fluminea can be considered as an intermediate sediment reworker. It is suggested that bioturbation was mainly induced by the pedal-feeding activity of the clams. Bioturbation affects the way that biogeochemical fluxes are mediated at the substratum–water interface.
Reference33133
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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 [9/24/2021].

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