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

Impact ID2737
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe presence of Dreissena mussel species caused a decrease in abundance of open-water fish species but caused an increase in abundance of littoral fish species. Growth rates followed a similar pattern.
Reference19111
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationHudson River, New York

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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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