: Chama pacifica
: Broderip, 1835
: 139120
Species Taxonomy
: Chamidae
: Venerida
: Bivalvia
: Mollusca
Species Data from AquaNIS
: Not entered
: Not entered
Zooplankton (Larvae)
Results of species assessment according to Target Species selection criteria
Known human health impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Known economic impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Known measurable environmental impact? Yes
Comments: Displacement of native species. Habitat modification by reef formation (Mienis, 2004).
References: Mienis, H.K., 2004. New data concerning the presence of Lessepsian and other Indo-Pacific migrants among the molluscs in the Mediterranean Sea with emphasis on the situation in Israel. Turkish Journal of Aquatic Life, 2(2), pp.117-131. Argyro Zenetos, 2005. Chama pacifica Introduction to Greece.In: AquaNIS. Editorial Board, 2015. Information system on Aquatic Non-Indigenous and Cryptogenic Species. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.corpi.ku.lt/databases/aquanis. www.corpi.ku.lt/databases/aquanis. Version 2.36+. Accessed 2021-07-27.
Included in the final TS list? - Yes
Comments: Assessed by the COMPLETE project experts (2021), included in target species list.