Dreissena bugensis
Dreissena bugensis
(quagga mussel)

Impact ID3459
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionNative plants Najas guadalupensis and Elodea canadensis, and the submersed annuals, Potamogeton foliosus, P. pusillus var.pusillus, and Najas flexilis returned likely due to the water clarity brought about by the introduction of zebra and quagga mussels.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/19/2024].

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