Dreissena bugensis
Dreissena bugensis
(quagga mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Impact ID2905
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionNo impacts were observed on the benthic community one year after the discovery of quagga mussels in Lake Mead in 2007. However, that time frame was very early on in the mussel's establishment.
Reference20995
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/19/2024].

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