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    34 references found for Bellamya chinensis:
    Management information
      Summary: Availble from: [Accessed 8 March 2011]

    2. Havel E. John, 2010. Survival of the exotic Chinese mystery snail (Cipangopaludina chinensis malleata) during air exposure and implications for overland dispersal by boats. Hydrobiologia DOI 10.1007/s10750-010-0566-3

    3. Keller P. Reuben, John M. Drake and Davod M. Lodge, 2006. Fecundity as a Basis for Risk Assessment of Nonindigenous Freshwater Molluscs. Conservation Biology Volume 21, No. 1, 191–200 2006.

    4. Rixon, Corinne A.M., Ian C. Duggan, Nathalie M.N. Bergeron, Anthony Ricciardi and Hugh J. Macisaac, 2005. Invasion risks posed by the aquarium trade and live fish markets on the Laurentian Great Lakes. Biodiversity and Conservation 14: 1365–1381, 2005.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 17 July 2010]

    General references
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    8. Branson B. A., 1977. The Chinese apple snail Cipangopaludina chinensis on Orcas Island Washington USA. Nautilus. 91(2). 1977. 76-77.
      Summary: Abstract: A very large population of C. chinensis (Gray, 1834) is reported from Lake Cascade on Orcas Island in the Puget Sound region of western Washington [USA].

    9. Branson B. A.; Batch D. L; CALL S. M., 1987. Distribution of aquatic snails Mollusca Gastropoda in Kentucky USA with notes on fingernail clams Mollusca Sphaeriidae Corbiculidae. Transactions of the Kentucky Academy of Science. 48(3-4). 1987. 62-70.

    10. Bury, Jennifer A.; Sietman, Bernard E..; Karns, Byron N., 2007. Distribution of the non-native viviparid snails, Bellamya chinensis and Viviparus georgianus, in Minnesota and the first record of Bellamya japonica from Wisconsin. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 22(4). DEC 2007. 697-703.

    11. Chiu, Y-W.; Chen, H-C.; Lee, S-C.; Chen, C.A. 2002. Morphometric Analysis of Shell and Operculum Variations in the Viviparid Snail, Cipangopaludina chinensis (Mollusca: Gastropoda), in Taiwan. Zoological Studies. 41(3). JUNE 2002. 321-331.

    12. Chung, P.R. & Jung, Y. 1999. Cipangopaludina chinensis malleata (Gastropoda: Viviparidae): A New Second Molluscan Intermediate Host of a Human Intestinal Fluke Echinostoma cinetorchis (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) in Korea. The Journal of Parasitology. 85(5). OCT 1999. 963-964.

    13. Clarke, A. H., 1978. The Asian apple snail Cipangopaludina chinensis Viviparidae in Oneida Lake New York. Nautilus. 92(3). 1978. 134.
      Summary: Abstract: On Sept. 11, 1977, about 60 specimens of C. chinensis (Gray 1834) (= Viviparus japonicas (von Martens) and V. molleatus (Reeve)) were found washed up along a quarter mile stretch of beach at Sylvan Beach, Oneida County, New York [USA], at the eastern end of Oneida Lake. Many of the specimens contained decaying soft parts but circumstances prevented a proper search for live animals. On April 30, 1978, the site was revisited and additional, apparently freshly-dead, specimens were found. On this occasion, diving for live specimens could not be attempted but the presence of an established colony in Oneida Lake, and probably at Sylvan Beach, appears certain. Although C. chinensis occurs elsewhere in New York State, i.e., near Niagara Falls and near New York City, it was not found previously in Oneida Lake nor in the Finger Lakes region. Expansion of its distribution throughout central New York, by way of the Erie Barge Canal, should probably be expected.

    14. Cowie H. Robert, 1998. Patterns of introduction of non-indigenous non-marine snails and slugs in the Hawaiian Islands. Biodiversity and Conservation 7, 349±368 (1998)

    15. Cowie, Robert H., 2005. Alien non-marine molluscs in the islands of the tropical and subtropical Pacific: A review. American Malacological Bulletin. 20(1-2). APR 27 2005. 95-103.

    16. Dillon, R.T. Jr. 2000. The ecology of freshwater molluscs. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

    17. Distler, Donald A., 2003. Occurrence of the mystery snail Cipangopaludina chinensis (Gastropoda: Viviparidae) in the Walnut River basin, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. 106(3-4). Fall 2003. 215.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 7 March 2011]
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    20. Jokinen, E. H., 1982. Cipangopaludina chinensis Gastropoda Viviparidae in North America review and update. Nautilus. 96(3). 1982. 89-95.
      Summary: Abstract: The Asian freshwater viviparid snail, C. chinensis (Gray), was introduced into North America in the 1890's. The species has spread across the USA and southern Canada and is well-established in the northeastern USA. Connecticut populations are limited to lakes and ponds of medium-hard to hard waters of Ca levels > 5 ppm. The shell growth of C. chinensis is allometric with the young snails having a lower shell height to shell width ratio than the adults. The growth patterns and radular cusp number of the typical C. chinensis and the C. japonicas morph differ from each other. A literature review notes the 5 yr life span, diatom diet, the importance of quality food sources in regulating population parameters and the role of C. chinensis as a possible host for Asian helminths.

    21. Karatayev, Alexander Y.; Burlakova, Lyubov E.; Karatayev, Vadim A.; Padilla, Dianna K., 2009. Introduction, distribution, spread, and impacts of exotic freshwater gastropods in Texas. Hydrobiologia. 619 FEB 2009. 181-194.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 17 July 2010]

    23. Kurihara, Y. & Suzuki, T. 1987. Removal of heavy metals and sewage sludge using the mud snail, Cipangopaludina chinensis malleata REEVE, in paddy fields as artificial wetlands. Water Science and Technology. 19(12). 281-286.
      Summary: Abstract: The effects of the application of reed-sewage sludge compost on the heavy metal incorporation and the growth of young snails born from the adult mud snails, Cipangopaludina chinensis malleata REEVE, put into submerged paddy soil were investigated. The biomass and growth of the snails in paddy soil with compost were superior to those in soil without compost. The Zn and Cu concentrations in the flesh portion of snails were extremely high as compared with those in the paddy soil surrounding the snails. This may be because snails ingest sewage sludge which is a main organic component of the composts and sewage sludge usually contains large amounts of Zn and Cu, suggesting that this type of snail may be useful in eliminating sewage sludge and Zn and Cu in paddy soil when composted sewage sludge has been applied.

    24. Martin, Scott M., 1999. Freshwater snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Maine. Northeastern Naturalist. 6(1). Feb. 15, 1999. 39-88.

    25. Mills, Edward L.; Leach, Joseph H.; Carlton, James T.; Secor, Carol L. 1993. Exotic Species in the Great Lakes: A History of Biotic Crises and Anthropogenic Introductions. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 19(1). 1-54.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 17 July 2010]
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 15 April 2011]

    28. Prezant, R. S.; Chapman, E. J.; McDougall, A., 2006. In utero predator-induced responses in the viviparid snail Bellamya chinensis. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 84(4). APR 2006. 600-608.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 17 July 2010]

    30. Smith, Douglas G., 2000. Notes on the taxonomy of introduced Bellamya (Gastropoda: Viviparidae) species in northeastern North America. Nautilus. 114(2). June 6, 2000. 31-37.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 18 February 2011]
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    33. Strecker, A.L.; Campbell, P.M. & J. D. Olden. 2011. The aquarium trade as an invasion pathway in the Pacific Northwest. Fisheries 36.74-85.

    34. Wolfert, D. R. & J. K. Hiltunen. 1968. Distribution and abundance of the Japanese snail Viviparus japonicas, and associated macrobenthos in Sandusky bay, Ohio. Ohio Journal of Science. 68(1). 32-40.
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