Egeria densa
Egeria densa
(Brazilian waterweed)

Impact ID3171
Impact TypeInfrastructure
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionEgeria densa and Egeria najas caused great costs to hydroelectric companies in Southeast Brazil through damage to grids and electrical generation in reservoirs.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/1/2021].

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