Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857) (CABI)
China and Southeastern Asia
Has invaded South America through ballast water, and could be introduced to North America through ballast water (Global Invasive Species Database 2005)
Threatens native biodiversity, suffocate and starve out native bivalves and produce macrofouling in water systems (Global Invasive Species Database 2005)
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Council or Task Force
DOC. NOAA. Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory; DOI. USGS. Wetland and Aquatic Research Center.
Ontario's Invading Species Awareness Program (Canada).
DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.
See also: Ecological Risk Screening Summaries for more species summaries
State and Local Government
University of California. Agriculture and Natural Resources. California Aquatic Invasive Species.