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
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
2285 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Observational N/A Corbicula clog and foul water intakes, wells, trash racks, screen, gates, pumps, turbines... 30406
5475 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A Corbicula clogged cooling water pipes at electric power stations 12028
5476 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A Problems with clams migrating to the surface of poured concrete 12028
5477 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A shutdown of Arkansas Nuclear One (ANO) on September 3, 1980, due to waterline clogging with... 12028
5478 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A NRC noted that Corbicula or Mytilus were significant to reactor safety".. 12028
5479 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A "Initial testing for Corbicula as required by IE Bulletin 81-03 costs untold numbers of dollars. If... 12028
5480 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A The combined outages, reductions in efficiency, capital investment in equipment, labor, and... 12028
5490 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A TVA reports clogging of cooling water pipes in 1957 12216
5491 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A reports of incidents of Corbicula contamination disrupting setting of cement - sand and gravel... 12216
7380 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A Corbicula fluminea invasions can clog infrastructure at industrial facilities as a result... 42291
8223 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A Large numbers of Corbicula fluminea, either dead or alive, clog water intake pipes, and the cost of... 26939
8224 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A Juvenile Corbicula flumineaa get carried by water currents into condensers of electricity... 26939
9679 Corbicula fluminea Infrastructure Observational Field Corbicula fluminea clog water intake systems causing biofouling problems that cost... 32411

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