Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Impact ID5252
Impact TypeWater Quality
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionDreissena polymorpha fitlers water, changing the water quality and nutrient cycling of the Great Lakes, the water columns to the benthos.
Reference38080
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationGreat Lakes Region

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