Corbicula fluminea
Corbicula fluminea
(Asian clam)

25 results for Corbicula fluminea (Asian clam)

Impact IDScientific NameImpact TypeStudy TypeStudy LocationImpact DescriptionReference
2248 Corbicula flumineaInfrastructureObservationalFieldCorbicula foul nuclear power plant cooling systems. 26929
2283 Corbicula flumineaInfrastructureObservationalN/ACorbicula clog power electrical power generating plants. 12028
2284 Corbicula flumineaAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalFieldCorbicula clog irrigation systems. 12039
2285 Corbicula flumineaInfrastructureObservationalN/ACorbicula clog and foul water intakes, wells, trash racks, screen, gates, pumps, turbines... 30406
2447 Corbicula flumineaCompetitionExperimentalFieldIn experiments, Corbicula reduced seston concentration resulting in competition for food... 9096
2658 Corbicula flumineaCompetitionObservationalFieldCorbicula fluminea appears to cause localized reduction of seston concentration and may... 9096
2659 Corbicula flumineaPredation/HerbivoryObservationalFieldCorbicula suppressed phytoplankton chlorophyll a. 13212
2660 Corbicula flumineaWater QualityExperimentalLaboratoryCorbicula can dramatically reduce algal biomass and turbidity on a short-term basis; but... 31515
2661 Corbicula flumineaAquaculture/AgricultureExperimentalFieldCorbicula has potential as an aquaculture organism for biofiltering catfish ponds. 12198
2662 Corbicula flumineaPredation/HerbivoryExperimentalN/AA model estimated a 70% loss of phytoplankton biomass, due to the filtration by Corbicula... 33137
2663 Corbicula flumineaPredation/HerbivoryObservationalFieldPhytoplankton decline was observed in a river, and potentially in other European and North American... 33134
2664 Corbicula flumineaCompetitionExperimentalLaboratoryThis study suggest that C. fluminea has the ability to alter nutrient cycling dynamics and... 28157
2666 Corbicula flumineaHabitat AlterationExperimentalLaboratoryExperimental results strongly suggest that Corbicula has important impacts on carbon... 13127
2667 Corbicula flumineaPredation/HerbivoryExperimentalFieldIn field studies, increasing abundance of Corbicula was negatively associated with the... 20606
2670 Corbicula flumineaHabitat AlterationObservationalN/AIn North America, native burrowing bivalves (Unionidae) are declining at a catastrophic rate. This... 33099
2671 Corbicula flumineaWater QualityObservationalFieldCorbicula can be a significant source of remineralized nutrients (nutrient cycling)... 32226
2674 Corbicula flumineaWater QualityExperimentalLaboratoryResults indicate that NH3-N production and DO reductions associated with Corbicula... 17668
2675 Corbicula flumineaHabitat AlterationExperimentalFieldCorbicula fluminea can be considered as an intermediate sediment reworker. It is suggested... 33133
2676 Corbicula flumineaCompetitionObservationalFieldUnionid growth was adversely affected by the presence of Corbiculaas mussel growth rates... 23995
2677 Corbicula flumineaCompetitionObservationalFieldCorbicula can uproot burrowed native unionids. 33768
2680 Corbicula flumineaCompetitionExperimentalN/ADepletion of energetic reserves of native mussels to cope with increasing global temperatures could... 33056
2681 Corbicula flumineaCompetitionExperimentalLaboratoryThe results from this study indicate that native freshwater mussels might be also threatened by... 33125
2682 Corbicula flumineaCompetitionExperimentalLaboratoryThe native unionid Unio delphinus,/em> exhibited lower growth, lower physiological condition... 31134
2685 Corbicula flumineaGeneticAnecdotalN/AThere is the potential for invasive mussels to shift the genetics of the native species through... 29689
2696 Corbicula flumineaFood WebObservationalFieldCorbicula 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 [6/22/2021].

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