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

Impact ID4384
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionT. s. elegans overlaps in niche for food resources with Mauremys reevesii, an endangered Korean turtle species that is likely being displaced as a result.
Reference36316
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationKorea

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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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