Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)

Impact ID2899
Impact TypeWater Quality
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionA model for a Wisconsin lake suffering from periodic cyanobacteria blooms predicted an increase in water clarity which may reduce cyanobacterial blooms but not eliminate them. However, the reduction could be system specific.
Great Lakes RegionYes
LocationLake Mendota, Wisconsin

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2023].

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