Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Impact ID2690
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionShells of individual unionids carry in excess of 10,000 D. polymorpha, and lipid reserves of such unionids are only 50 percent those of unaffected individuals.
Reference9052
Great Lakes RegionNo
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