Potamopyrgus antipodarum
Potamopyrgus antipodarum
(New Zealand mudsnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Impact ID5219
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionNative fishes feed upon Potamopyrgus antipodarum, although evidence suggests that the snail is not a preferred prey item to many predatory fish in Lithuania, as they are energetically inferior to other native snails.
Reference37968
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationLithuania

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