Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Pond Loach)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2431
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionWild-caught Misgurnus anguillicaudatus in Australia ate macroinvertebrates, in particular Chironomidae (midges), Ostracoda (seed shrimp), Gastropoda (snails), Cladocera (water fleas), and Oligochaeta (worms).
Reference24289
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationAustralia

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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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