Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Pond Loach)

Impact ID2441
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn Chicago Area Waterways Misgurnus anguillicaudatus diet consisted primarily of benthic macroinvertebrates such as Sphaeriidae (Fingernail Clams), Chironomidae (non-biting midge larvae), and Odonata (Dragonfly and Damselfly larvae). Misgurnus anguillicaudatus also ate a tadpole and a fish egg.
Great Lakes RegionYes
LocationChicago Area Waterways, Illinois, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/6/2023].

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