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

16 results for Corbicula fluminea (basket clam)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2660 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Experimental Laboratory Corbicula can dramatically reduce algal biomass and turbidity on a short-term basis; but... 31515
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
5388 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Experimental Laboratory Microcosm experiments suggest that C. fluminea can increase sediment oxygen uptake, as... 38706
5389 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Experimental Laboratory Bioturbation as a result of its burrowing behavior releases phosphorus and iron from the sediments... 38680
5390 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Experimental Laboratory Bioturbation as a result of its burrowing behavior releases phosphorus and dissolved inorganic... 38681
5391 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Observational Field Nutrient enrichment by C. fluminea favors primary production and increased calcium... 38684
5393 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Observational Field A Corbicula fluminea population in Florida filters enough water to play a significant role... 29348
5400 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Experimental Laboratory In a laboratory setting, C. fluminea reduced E. coli levels below detection... 38686
5446 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Observational Field Higher levels of nitrogen, ammonia (NH3), and orthophosphate (PO4) in feces and pseudofeces, as... 28157
5453 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Anecdotal N/A periodic die-offs of Corbicula may produce ammonia and deplete oxygen at a level sufficient to kill... 13063
8217 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Observational Field Corbicula fluminea reduction in phytoplankton abundance by 40-60% in a roughly 7 km stretch of the... 13212
8218 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Observational Field Higher levels of nitrogen, ammonia (NH3), and orthophosphate (PO4) in feces and pseudofeces, as... 28157
9482 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Observational Field Dense populations of Corbicula fluminea can alter nutrient cycling within streams. 42195
9483 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Observational Field In both Duck River, Tennessee and Cahaba River in Alabama, Corbicula fluminea nutrient... 42195
9678 Corbicula fluminea Water Quality Observational Field When mass mortatlity occurs, Corbicula fluminea can release heavy metals and other... 32411

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