Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)

Impact ID2896
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionNo change was observed in survival, diet, or numbers of young-of-the-year yellow perch Perca flavescens with the introduction zebra mussels. Growth of young fish actually increased. Yellow perch were not impacted negatively by the presence of zebra mussels.
Great Lakes RegionYes
LocationOneida Lake, New York

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/24/2024].

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