Didymosphenia geminata
Didymosphenia geminata
(didymo)
Algae
Cryptogenic

Impact ID4822
Impact TypeRecreation
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionSince Didymosphenia geminata is spread from site to site unintentionally through contaminated fishing gear, angler activities are impacted by management; fishermen from across the Unites States reported in surveys that they spent time decontaminating fishing gear and that didymo was the invasive species of greatest concern.
Reference37240
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationUnited States

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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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