Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)

Impact ID4056
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionPresence of Salvinia molesta in a freshwater system decreased dissolved oxygen, pH, and light availability, while it increased orthophosphate and ammonium concentrations.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2023].

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