Cipangopaludina japonica
Cipangopaludina japonica
(Japanese mysterysnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Impact ID8212
Impact TypeInfrastructure
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionReports of Cipangopaludina chinensis clogging water intakes have emerged, suggesting that closely related Cipangopaludina japonica may also be capable of damaging infrastructure, particularly given the high densities which have been encountered by fishermen in the past
Reference14104
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationSandusky Bay, Lake Erie, USA

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