Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)

Impact ID4016
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionBecause of its mat-forming growth strategy, starry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) abundance reduces structural complexity and stem density of the aquatic environment, which could result in reduction of important habitat for juvenile fish species.
Great Lakes RegionYes
LocationMichigan, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/23/2024].

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