Trachemys scripta elegans
Trachemys scripta elegans
(Red-eared Slider)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Impact ID4090
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionPearson et al. (2015) show that T. s. elegans outcompetes and negatively impacts the growth of Pseudemys rubriventris, a near-threatened turtle species native to the Mid-Atlantic region, through facilitated competition for limited food resources.
Reference27501
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/27/2022].

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