Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)

Impact ID2881
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionThe presence of zebra mussels, Dreissena polymorpha, positively affected the biomass and density of some benthic invertebrates in artificial streams experiments. The impact of Dreissena mussels may be dependent on the quality and quantity of food resources.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationOhio River

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/7/2023].

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