Heeft de korfmossel Corbicula ook predators in de Rijn? III (kuif)eenden
Spirula , Volume 340 - Issue 1 p. 91- 93
Faeces collected along the Rhine near Wageningen, the Netherlands, consisted completely of shellfragments of Corbicula. These faeces, very similar to that of the Eider (Somateria mollissima) a shell-crushing duck in the Wadden Sea, were probably produced by the Tufted duck ( Aythya fuligula). From the thickness of the shellfragments in the hinge-area it could be concluded that this predator had crushed adult Corbicula-specimens of between 10 and 30 mm length. A few entire, juvenile, unbroken specimens of 4-5 mm length were also collected from the faeces.
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G.C. Cadée. (2004). Heeft de korfmossel Corbicula ook predators in de Rijn? III (kuif)eenden. Spirula, 340(1), 91–93.
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