Didymosphenia geminata
Didymosphenia geminata
(didymo)
Algae
Cryptogenic

Impact ID4819
Impact TypeRecreation
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionAngler interviews in North Canterbury, New Zealand revealed that on average, the presence of Didymosphenia geminata in a waterbody reduced fishing values by NZ$44 per fishing trip, and impacted the recreational experiences of a number of angler classes. Since fishing equipment is a vector for the species, angler movement is involved in management.
Reference37231
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
CostNZ$44/fishing trip
LocationNorth Canterbury, New Zealand

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2022].

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