Extension of the bivalve Corbicula fluminea (O. F. Müller, 1774) areal in the Lower Don river system

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L. А. Zhivoglyadova

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N. K. Revkov

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E. A. Kovalev

Abstract

The first record of bivalve mollusc Corbicula fluminea (O. F. Müller, 1774) in the basin of the river Don occurred in the area of Warm channel of Novocherkasskaya hydropower station in January, 2017. Subsequent hydrobiological studies resulted in re-discovery of three living specimens of the Asian Clam in September, 2017 in the aquatoria below the mouth of the river Manych, located 34 km downstream from the site of the mollusk first record. New materials indicate the expansion of the areal of this invasive species within the Lower Don river system.

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alien species, biological invasions, Bivalvia, Corbicula fluminea, river Don, Russia
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