Tarebia granifera
Tarebia granifera
(quilted melania)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

8 results for Tarebia granifera (quilted melania)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
1842 Tarebia granifera Predation/Herbivory Observational Field This species is a host to the parasite Centrocestus formosanus, which parasitizes fish gills 32496
1843 Tarebia granifera Predation/Herbivory Observational Field In Texas, T. granifera feeds on the eggs of the endangered fountain darter Etheostoma... 24882
1887 Tarebia granifera Competition Experimental Field In the Caribbean, T. granifera is used as a biological molluscicide to outcompete and replace... 32887
1888 Tarebia granifera Competition Observational Field Preliminary observations have shown that T granifera is outcompeting native Thiarid snails in... 32496
1923 Tarebia granifera Habitat Alteration Observational Field The introduction of this species in the Caribbean has affected the native hermit crab shell-use and... 32887
1977 Tarebia granifera Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Tarebia granfiera is a host to trematode parasites of the family Heterophyidae 32496
1987 Tarebia granifera Infrastructure Observational Field Species has blocked pipes in large industrial plants and ponds in a fish hatchery in introduced... 32496
2027 Tarebia granifera Human Health Experimental Field In the Caribbean, T. granifera is used as a biological molluscicide to outcompete and replace... 32504

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