freshwater clam

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  • noun

Synonyms for freshwater clam

bivalve mollusk abundant in rivers of central United States

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The freshwater clam Corbicula fluminea, native to southeastern Asia, has been introduced globally and is generally considered to be an aquatic invasive species of nuisance status.
In one species of freshwater clam, the female "goes fishing" in order to send her progeny afield, dangling what looks like a minnow at the end of a clear, yard-long line.
Environmental heterogeneity and life history variability in freshwater clams, Pisidium variabile (Prime) and Pisidium compressum (Prime) (Bivalvia: Pisidiidae).
Reproduction and development of the freshwater clam Corbicula australis in southeast Australia.
They'd dive and come up and sniff along the bank and occasionally crunch something, a freshwater clam or mussel," he said.
revolutum infection in humans are freshwater clams (Corbicula producta) in Taiwan and snails (Physa occidentalis or Lymnaea sp.
Freshwater clams of the genus Corbicula include several invasive species, as also called Asiatic clams.
Only a week before, I had seen and photographed another limpkin, but that one was out in the wilderness, picking up freshwater clams from a streambed.
The freshwater clams Corbicula fluminea and Corbicula leana are hermaphrodites that brood their larvae in the inner-demibranchs (Britton and Morton 1982, Miyazaki 1936).
The name shellcracker comes from their habit of feeding on snails and freshwater clams that are hard for other panfish to eat.
Distribution, abundance, and roles of freshwater clams (Bivalvia, Unionidae) in the freshwater tidal Hudson River.
People should not eat freshwater clams from the reservoir, however, they said.
Heron, ducks, geese, killdeer, crawdads and freshwater clams and muscles.