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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorbicula fluminea (O. F. Müller, 1774) 
AphiaID: 181580

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyrenoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyrenidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorbicula (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorbicula Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina fluminea O. F. Müller, 1774 (original combination)
Sources 
redescription Coan, E. V.; Valentich-Scott, P. (2012). Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAziatische korfmossel  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorprosperity clamUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAsiatic clamUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAsian clam  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorclam asiatique  [details]
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Gulf of Mexico
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMexican part of the Gulf of Mexico (introduced: alien[details]
Ireland
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIreland (introduced: alien[details]
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Portugal
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorPortugal (introduced: alien[details]
Spain
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpain (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Germany
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGermany (introduced: alien[details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElbe [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea (introduced: alien[details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Europe (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (27 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (71 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (126 nucleotides; 59 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in Mexican part of the Gulf of Mexico (Marine Region) : Rare [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in Ireland (Nation) : Common to dominant [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Ireland (Nation) : Water abstraction or nuisance fouling [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Portugal (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Ireland (Nation) : Adverse habitat modification [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Portugal (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Mexican part of the Gulf of Mexico (Marine Region) : Adverse habitat modification [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Spain (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species population trend in Mexican part of the Gulf of Mexico (Marine Region) : Decreasing [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark in Portugal (Nation) : Risk of fouling, but none detected yet [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Mexican part of the Gulf of Mexico (Marine Region) : Natural dispersal [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Ireland (Nation) : Recreational equipment: accidental with recreational equipment [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Individual release: accidental release by individuals (e.g. aquarium discards) [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Ireland (Nation) : Debris: transport of species on human generated debris [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Ships: general [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Fisheries: accidental as bait [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Spain (Nation) : Fishing activities could be the pathway for the dispersal of Asian clam in this area, although fishing activities have been prohibited for the past few years to protect endangered species. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:181580
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-09-26 12:09:47Z  created  Claus, Simon
2007-03-25 23:01:11Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2012-07-23 02:45:35Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Corbicula fluminea (O. F. Müller, 1774). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=181580 on 2014-10-21
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