Didymosphenia geminata
Didymosphenia geminata
(didymo)
Algae
Cryptogenic

Impact ID4825
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionBenthic macroinvertebrate density, as well as the proportion of Chironomids (midges), increased with the presence of Didymosphenia geminata in the Matapedia River of Quebec. This likely impacts other trophic levels of the river.
Reference37243
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationMatapedia River, Quebec, Canada

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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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