Biological Invasions

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 277–280 | Cite as

Massive mortality of the Asian clam Corbicula fluminea in a highly invaded area

  • Martina I. Ilarri
  • Carlos Antunes
  • Lúcia Guilhermino
  • Ronaldo Sousa
Invasion Note


Particulate Organic Matter Massive Mortality Algal Abundance Asian Clam Corbicula Fluminea 



MI is supported by a PhD. grant from Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology—FCT (SFRH/BD/33387/2008). Special thanks to Eduardo Martins for technical assistance and Jonathan Wilson for helpful English revision.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martina I. Ilarri
    • 1
    • 2
  • Carlos Antunes
    • 1
    • 3
  • Lúcia Guilhermino
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ronaldo Sousa
    • 1
    • 4
  1. 1.Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIMAR-LA/CIIMAR)Universidade do PortoPortoPortugal
  2. 2.Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar (ICBAS), Departamento de Estudos de Populações, Laboratório de EcotoxicologiaUniversidade do PortoPortoPortugal
  3. 3.Aquamuseu do rio Minho, Parque do CastelinhoVila Nova de CerveiraPortugal
  4. 4.Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental, Departamento de Biologia (CBMA)Universidade do MinhoBragaPortugal

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