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

Impact ID2720
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionWaterfowl that consume contaminated Dreissena have higher concentrations of pesticides and PCBs in their tissues.
Reference16453
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2022].

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