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

Impact ID5382
Impact TypeRecreation
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe presence of Dreissena polymorpha in recreational lakes creates long wait times for lake use as cleaning protocols and checks must be followed to prevent the spread of the species via watercraft hitchiking.
Reference38598
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationColorado, USA

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