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

Impact ID2702
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionDreissena populations in western Lake Erie possess a tremendous potential to filter the water column and redirect energy from pelagic to benthic food webs.
Reference13799
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationLake Erie

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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