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

Impact ID2735
Impact TypeHuman Health
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe invasion of Dreissena polymorpha mussels is responsible for an increase in a harmful toxic cyanobacteria Microcystis aeruginosa.
Reference18232
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationMichigan

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