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

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.
Reference20712
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationOneida Lake, 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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