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

85 results for Dreissena bugensis (quagga mussel)

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Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2904 Dreissena bugensis Food Web Observational Field After just two years following the explosion of quagga mussels in Lake Mead, the mussels did appear... 20982
2905 Dreissena bugensis Food Web Observational Field No impacts were observed on the benthic community one year after the discovery of quagga mussels in... 20995
3459 Dreissena bugensis Habitat Alteration Anecdotal Field Native plants Najas guadalupensis and Elodea canadensis, and the submersed annuals... 10476
3461 Dreissena bugensis Habitat Alteration Anecdotal Field The nonative Myriophyllum spicatum, Potamogeton crispus, and the submersed form... 10476
3581 Dreissena bugensis Food Web Anecdotal N/A Availability of quagga mussels in deeper water may favor the spread of round gobies away from... 20837
3667 Dreissena bugensis Other Observational Field In some water bodies, the occurrence of the trematode Bucephalus polymorphus (in gobies) tended to... 34272
3832 Dreissena bugensis Other Anecdotal N/A broadly defined as commensalism in which quagga mussels benefit Dugesia polychroa 13595
3834 Dreissena bugensis Other Anecdotal N/A broadly defined as commensalism in which quagga mussel benefits Echinogammarus ischnus 13595
3835 Dreissena bugensis Other Anecdotal N/A broadly defined as commensalism in which quagga mussels benefit Gammarus fasciatus 13595
3841 Dreissena bugensis Other Anecdotal N/A broadly described as commensalism in which Valvata piscinalis benefits from quagga mussels 13595
3879 Dreissena bugensis Competition Anecdotal N/A Dreissena polymorpha & Dreissena bugensis directly compete for resources 13595
3880 Dreissena bugensis Competition Anecdotal N/A Sphaerium corneum & Dreissena bugensis directly compete for resources 13595
3965 Dreissena bugensis Food Web Anecdotal N/A The greatest ecosystem impacts resulted in declines in large piscivorous rainbow trout and lake... 35541
4035 Dreissena bugensis Recreation Observational Field In Lake Mead,Dreissena rostriformis bugensis have started to cover the sunken B-29, a rare... 35688
5240 Dreissena bugensis Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A Dreissena rostriformis bugensis clogs water pipes in London, costing millions of pounds... 38077
5241 Dreissena bugensis Commerce Observational Field Dreissena rostriformis bugensis shells that are removed from water pipes are being... 38077
5253 Dreissena bugensis Water Quality Observational Field Dreissena rostriformis bugensis filters water, changing the water quality and nutrient... 38080
5303 Dreissena bugensis Human Health Observational Field The sharp shells of Dreissena rostriformis bugensis cut swimmers feet, with 15-20 reports... 38228
5304 Dreissena bugensis Recreation Observational Field The sharp shells of Dreissena rostriformis bugensis cut swimmers feet, with 15-20 reports... 38228
5353 Dreissena bugensis Recreation Observational Field The presence of Dreissena rostriformis bugensis in recreational lakes often requires state... 38355
6010 Dreissena bugensis Recreation Anecdotal Field Aquatic Nuisance Species inspectors will be on-site to conduct prelaunch inspections of trailered... 41354
6344 Dreissena bugensis Habitat Alteration Experimental Field Higher Dreissena bugensis density led to higher invertebrate density by increasing... 38971
6348 Dreissena bugensis Habitat Alteration Anecdotal Field Dreissena bugensis could aid in the establishment of the invasive invertebrate... 38971
6390 Dreissena bugensis Recreation Anecdotal N/A Dreissena bugensis spread has led to decreased white fish population, resulting in a three... 41885
6392 Dreissena bugensis Harvest Anecdotal N/A Dreissena bugensis spread has led to decreased white fish population, resulting in a three... 41885
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