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

Impact ID2041
Impact TypeInfrastructure
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionPotamopyrgus antipodarum become so dense in tanks and reserves that they clog pipes and water meters, and have even passed through pipes to the tap of residential homes.
Reference9400
NotesBiofouling, utility/displeasure
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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