Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)

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.
Great Lakes RegionYes
LocationNew York, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/19/2024].

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