Corbicula fluminea
Corbicula fluminea
(Asian clam)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

25 results for Corbicula fluminea (Asian clam)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2248 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Observational Field Corbicula foul nuclear power plant cooling systems. 26929
2283 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Observational N/A Corbicula clog power electrical power generating plants. 12028
2284 Corbicula fluminea Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field Corbicula clog irrigation systems. 12039
2285 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Observational N/A Corbicula clog and foul water intakes, wells, trash racks, screen, gates, pumps, turbines... 30406
2447 Corbicula fluminea Competition Experimental Field In experiments, Corbicula reduced seston concentration resulting in competition for food... 9096
2658 Corbicula fluminea Competition Observational Field Corbicula fluminea appears to cause localized reduction of seston concentration and may... 9096
2659 Corbicula fluminea Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Corbicula suppressed phytoplankton chlorophyll a. 13212
2660 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Experimental Laboratory Corbicula can dramatically reduce algal biomass and turbidity on a short-term basis; but... 31515
2661 Corbicula fluminea Aquaculture/Agriculture Experimental Field Corbicula has potential as an aquaculture organism for biofiltering catfish ponds. 12198
2662 Corbicula fluminea Predation/Herbivory Experimental N/A A model estimated a 70% loss of phytoplankton biomass, due to the filtration by Corbicula... 33137
2663 Corbicula fluminea Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Phytoplankton decline was observed in a river, and potentially in other European and North American... 33134
2664 Corbicula fluminea Competition Experimental Laboratory This study suggest that C. fluminea has the ability to alter nutrient cycling dynamics and... 28157
2666 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Experimental Laboratory Experimental results strongly suggest that Corbicula has important impacts on carbon... 13127
2667 Corbicula fluminea Predation/Herbivory Experimental Field In field studies, increasing abundance of Corbicula was negatively associated with the... 20606
2670 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Observational N/A In North America, native burrowing bivalves (Unionidae) are declining at a catastrophic rate. This... 33099
2671 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Observational Field Corbicula can be a significant source of remineralized nutrients (nutrient cycling)... 32226
2674 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Experimental Laboratory Results indicate that NH3-N production and DO reductions associated with Corbicula... 17668
2675 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Experimental Field Corbicula fluminea can be considered as an intermediate sediment reworker. It is suggested... 33133
2676 Corbicula fluminea Competition Observational Field Unionid growth was adversely affected by the presence of Corbiculaas mussel growth rates... 23995
2677 Corbicula fluminea Competition Observational Field Corbicula can uproot burrowed native unionids. 33768
2680 Corbicula fluminea Competition Experimental N/A Depletion of energetic reserves of native mussels to cope with increasing global temperatures could... 33056
2681 Corbicula fluminea Competition Experimental Laboratory The results from this study indicate that native freshwater mussels might be also threatened by... 33125
2682 Corbicula fluminea Competition Experimental Laboratory The native unionid Unio delphinus,/em> exhibited lower growth, lower physiological condition... 31134
2685 Corbicula fluminea Genetic Anecdotal N/A There is the potential for invasive mussels to shift the genetics of the native species through... 29689
2696 Corbicula fluminea Food Web Observational Field Corbicula fluminea appears to cause localized reduction of seston concentration and may... 9096

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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