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

15 results for Corbicula fluminea (basket clam)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2666 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Experimental Laboratory Experimental results strongly suggest that Corbicula has important impacts on carbon... 13127
2675 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Experimental Field Corbicula fluminea can be considered as an intermediate sediment reworker. It is suggested... 33133
5386 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Experimental Field Alteration of substrate habitat by Corbicula fluminea via sediment disturbance and slow... 38691
5387 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Observational Field In four Brazilian reservoirs, sites invaded by Corbicula fluminea where benthic... 38695
5452 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Corbicula actively disturbs sediments, potentially reducing habitat for native bivalves 13063
5468 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A at very high density the burrowing activity of Corbicula may uproot unionids in sandy sediments 33099
5469 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A suspension and deposit feeding by Corbicula may negatively impact juvenile recruitment of unionids 33099
5471 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A bioturbation by Corbicula could reduce available habitat for sphaeriids 33099
5474 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Corbicula contributed to sediment deposition and shell deposition and also clasticized suspended... 12028
5493 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Experimental Field shells can provide valuable hard surfaces for species that prefer structured habitats such as... 32515
8219 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Observational Field Reductions in phytoplankton abundance by 40-60% in a roughly 7 km stretch of the Potomac River, MD... 13212
8220 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Following the introduction of Corbicula fluminea to the Potomac River Estuary, a series of... 23988
8221 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Experimental Field Due to its ability to both filter feed and pedal feed, Corbicula fluminea can alter the abundance... 13127
8222 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Observational Field Higher levels of nitrogen, ammonia (NH3), and orthophosphate (PO4) in feces and pseudofeces, as... 28157
9481 Corbicula fluminea Habitat Alteration Observational Field Colonies of Corbicula fluminea can alter benthic communities with streams which changes... 42195

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