Cipangopaludina japonica
Cipangopaludina japonica
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Impact ID8213
Impact TypeOther
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionIn the past, Cipangopaludina japonica has been caught in large numbers by commercial fishermen in Sandusky Bay, Lake Erie, where two tons catches have sometimes been reported in one seine haul. It could become a similar nuisance in other areas with dense populations.
Great Lakes RegionYes
LocationSandusky Bay, Lake Erie, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/20/2024].

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