Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)

Impact ID2948
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionRound gobies reduced the number of non-mussel invertebrates. Chlorophyll a was highest at low zebra mussels densities. Both round gobies and zebra mussels altered the benthic invertebrate community structure and algal resources.
Great Lakes RegionYes
LocationLake Michigan

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/22/2024].

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