Potamopyrgus antipodarum
Potamopyrgus antipodarum
(New Zealand mudsnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Impact ID2036
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionDense colonizations of Potamopyrgus antipodarium have been positively correlated with density and species richness of native invertebrates, possibly due to the snails' waste providing an additional food source.
Reference22919
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Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/5/2021].

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