Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

10 results for Dreissena polymorpha (zebra mussel)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2781 Dreissena polymorpha Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Veligers have no severe negative impacts on the plankton community in the estuarine to freshwater... 20363
2890 Dreissena polymorpha Predation/Herbivory Experimental Field Since zebra mussels became abundant in Oneida Lake water clarity has signicantly increased while... 20655
2895 Dreissena polymorpha Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Extremely low chlorophyll concentrations were found directly above reefs encrusted with zebra... 20698
2897 Dreissena polymorpha Predation/Herbivory Observational Field From 1983-1990, densities of major benthic macroinvertebrate groups (Diporeia, Oligochaeta... 20726
2986 Dreissena polymorpha Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Phytoplankton cell density decreased dramatically after the zebra mussel invasion and shifted from... 22631
2991 Dreissena polymorpha Predation/Herbivory Experimental Field Species composition of the benthic algal community may have changed to diatoms due to the increase... 22633
2995 Dreissena polymorpha Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Comparisons before and after the appearance of zebra mussels showed reductions of phytoplankton as... 22715
3089 Dreissena polymorpha Predation/Herbivory Observational Field The impact of zebra mussels on the phytoplankton community of the pelagic waters of Lake Erie was... 23254
3096 Dreissena polymorpha Predation/Herbivory Experimental N/A A model predicted that zebra mussels can affect the abundance of both small phytoplankton and... 23300
3842 Dreissena polymorpha Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A A general review of literature classifies the primary interaction of zebra mussels and several... 13595

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