Pomacea canaliculata
Pomacea canaliculata
(channeled applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Impact ID5967
Impact TypeWater Quality
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe invasion of Pomacea canaliculata results in an almost complete collapse of the aquatic plant community, leading to a shift from a plant-dominated, clear- water state, to a turbid, algae-dominated state within the Klong Chonprathan catchment, close to the city of Hua Hin, Thailand.
Reference40926
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationHua Hin, Thailand

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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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