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

Impact ID2051
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionOncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout) readily feed on Potamopyrgus antipodarum, but receive far fewer nutrients from them than other invertebrates.
Reference17930
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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 [10/18/2021].

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