Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Impact ID9088
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn the non-reproductive season, catch per unit effort of Mosquitofish were significantly higher in Alternanthera philoxeroides habitat than in the other three habitats. These results suggest that mats of A. philoxeroides provided an insulating layer for Mosquitofish overwintering.
Reference42658
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationXixianling wetland, China

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/29/2024].

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