Corbicula fluminea (Asian clam) - asian clam corbicula fluminea

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Asian Clam – New York Invasive Species Information asian clam corbicula fluminea


Corbicula fluminea is a species of freshwater clam, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family In Southeast Asia, it is known as the prosperity clam or good luck clam. In Korean, the name is 재첩 (jaecheop, among other transliterations), and the.

Synonyms and Other Names: Asiatic clam, golden clam, good luck clam. * IMPORTANT NOTE* The taxonomy of Corbicula species needs.

In the attempt to end ecomorphotype confusion in the Asia range, Morton () recognizes only two species: Corbicula fluminea a freshwater.

1 CIMAR/CIIMAR – Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental - Universidade do Porto, Rua dos Bragas , Porto, Portugal.