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

Impact ID3111
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionPerhaps due to the appearance of zebra mussels, a substantial biomass of Diporeia, an amphipod, has been lost from the food web of Lake Ontario which could impact the fisheries.
Reference26255
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationLake Ontario

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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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