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

Impact ID3090
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionZebra mussels changed Saginaw Bay from a pelagic system to a benthic/pelagic system which could have long-term effects on food webs and productivity at higher trophic levels.
Reference23256
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationLake Huron, Michigan

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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