Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Algae
Exotic

Impact ID4573
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact Descriptionstarry stonewort may lead to increased cyanobacterial growth, and more potentially toxic blooms, likely caused by anoxic release of sediment-bound P under dense aggregations
Reference36862
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationLake Simcoe

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/17/2024].

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