Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Algae
Exotic

Impact ID4007
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionStarry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) can make sediments inhospitable due to accumulation of phytotoxins, such as volatile fatty acids, which could create redox reactions.
Reference19736
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationMichigan, USA

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