Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)

Impact ID2973
Impact TypeCommerce
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionA decline in the amphipod Diporeia occurred after the arrival of zebra mussels. Because the amphipod is an important part of lake whitefish Coregonus clupeaformis diet, commercial harvests of lake whitefish may decrease.
Great Lakes RegionYes
LocationLake Michigan

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/18/2024].

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