Daphnia lumholtzi
Daphnia lumholtzi
(a waterflea)

Impact ID8397
Impact TypeOther
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionJuvenile fish attain a size capable of consuming Daphnia lumholtzi. The fish can grow more rapidly and more easily avoid predation. This is particularly advantageous during the summer months, when D. lumholtzi presents itself as a larger prey item than would otherwise occur in the zooplankton.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/24/2024].

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