Dreissena bugensis
Dreissena bugensis
(quagga mussel)

Impact ID5253
Impact TypeWater Quality
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionDreissena rostriformis bugensis filters water, changing the water quality and nutrient cycling of the Great Lakes, making phosphate concentrations move from the water columns to the benthos.
Great Lakes RegionYes
LocationGreat Lakes Region

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/19/2024].

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