Rapana venosa
Rapana venosa
(veined rapa whelk)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

17 results for Rapana venosa (veined rapa whelk)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2901 Rapana venosa Harvest Anecdotal N/A The large-sale removal of Rapana venosa could disturb the concurrent clam species Mercenaria... 13057
2902 Rapana venosa Predation/Herbivory Observational Field The near extinction of the native bivalves Ostea edulis, Pecten ponticus, and Mytilis... 13057
2903 Rapana venosa Predation/Herbivory Observational Field The near decline of the native bivalve Mytilis galloprovincialis is thought to be due to the... 13057
2907 Rapana venosa Competition Anecdotal N/A It is feared that because of their similar niches and the invasive history of Rapana... 33820
2908 Rapana venosa Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A It is thought that the introduction of Rapana venosa in the North Sea might control the... 33820
2909 Rapana venosa Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A Because if its reputation as a voracious molluscivore in its introduced ranges, it is thought that... 33820
2910 Rapana venosa Harvest Anecdotal N/A Because if its reputation as a voracious molluscivore in its introduced ranges, it is thought that... 33820
2914 Rapana venosa Harvest Observational Field The rapa whelk is a very important economic resource for food harvest and economic revenue for... 33822
2925 Rapana venosa Predation/Herbivory Observational Field In the Black sea, the rapa whelk predates heavily on the native mollusks Venus gallina, Gouldia... 32822
2932 Rapana venosa Habitat Alteration Observational Field Trawling for the harvest of the rapa whelk in the Black Sea destroys native mussel beds and natural... 33822
2933 Rapana venosa Other Observational Field Trawling for the harvest of the rapa whelk in the Black Sea leads to a large amount of by-catch of... 33822
2934 Rapana venosa Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A Small rapa whelk are presumably fed upon by native hermitcrabs and sea turtles in the Chesapeake... 13058
2935 Rapana venosa Habitat Alteration Observational Field In the Chesapeake Bay, Clibanarius vittatus, the native striped hermit crab, has been found using... 13058
2937 Rapana venosa Predation/Herbivory Observational Field The rapa whelk predates heavily on the invasive Indo-Pacific clam, Anadara inaequivalvis, and feeds... 15803
2938 Rapana venosa Other Anecdotal N/A Based on the predation observations of the rapa whelk in the Northern Adriatic Sea, it is possible... 15803
2941 Rapana venosa Predation/Herbivory Observational Field The rapa whelk predates on the native eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, ribbed... 26653
2942 Rapana venosa Predation/Herbivory Observational Field The native blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, feeds upond juvenile rapa whelk in their... 33825

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