Potamopyrgus antipodarum
Potamopyrgus antipodarum
(New Zealand mudsnail)

3 results for Potamopyrgus antipodarum (New Zealand mudsnail)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2041 Potamopyrgus antipodarum Infrastructure Observational N/A Potamopyrgus antipodarum become so dense in tanks and reserves that they clog pipes and... 9400
2059 Potamopyrgus antipodarum Infrastructure Observational N/A Potamopyrgus antipodarum has been found to become so dense that it has clogged water pipes... 9363
8317 Potamopyrgus antipodarum Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A Densities of New Zealand mudsnail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum) have reached 500,000... 13759

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