Didymosphenia geminata
Didymosphenia geminata

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.
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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