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

Impact ID4095
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe presence of T. s. elegans in experimental ponds significantly affected several important habitat variables including pH, water conductivity, macroinvertebrate abundance, the rate of organic matter decomposition, and sediment accumulation.
Reference35748
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationTexas

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2022].

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