Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Impact ID4623
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionAlthough Trapa natans forms dense beds that create hypoxic conditions in the water column, the beds create a microhabitat that supports high species diversity for insects and fish.
Reference27617
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationHudson River, New York, USA

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