Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Algae
Exotic

Impact ID3998
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionStarry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) typically dies back in the fall, which likely reduces available dissolved oxygen for other organisms due to decomposition.
Reference29177
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationNew York, USA

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