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

Impact ID2784
Impact TypeWater Quality
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionThrough increased contaminant transfer from zebra mussels to zebra mussel predators, contaminant cycling in the Great Lakes may be altered.
Reference20409
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationLake Erie

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