Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)

Impact ID4572
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact Descriptionfish such as walleye, muskellunge, and pickerel that hide within plant areas and rely on ambush predation may switch to a chase hunting strategy in more open areas at a higher cost of energy
Great Lakes RegionYes
LocationLake Simcoe

Return to impacts listing for Nitellopsis obtusa


The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/22/2024].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.