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

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.
Reference20590
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationOhio River

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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