Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)

Impact ID3489
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionReduction of Salvinia molesta by Cyrtobagous salviniae biocontrol increased average dissolved oxygen by over 250% (2.6 mg/L).
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/30/2023].

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