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

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.
Reference20759
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationLake Mendota, Wisconsin

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2022].

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