Dreissena bugensis
Dreissena bugensis
(quagga mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Impact ID8230
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionLikely correlated to Dreissena bugensis and declining late winter phytoplankton blooms and chlorophyll a concentrations in Lake Michigan from 2001 to 2008, there was a reported decline in cyclopoid and omnivorous calanoid copepod populations over this period
Reference24627
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationLake Michigan, USA

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