Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)

Impact ID5216
Impact TypeWater Quality
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionSalvinia molesta changed the water quality, creating a low oxygen environment and increasing phosphorus in a Puerto Rican Lake.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationLago Las Curias, Puerto Rico

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/16/2024].

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