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
2689 Dreissena polymorpha Habitat Alteration Observational Field There appears to have been no adverse impacts of zebra mussel on walleye reproduction in western... 9007
2783 Dreissena polymorpha Habitat Alteration Experimental Laboratory Zebra mussel populations living on soft sediments significantly reduced the foraging efficiencies... 20370
2850 Dreissena polymorpha Habitat Alteration Experimental Laboratory The increase in complexity of bottom habitat provided by zebra mussels caused an increase in... 20579
2976 Dreissena polymorpha Habitat Alteration Observational Field After the arrival of the zebra mussel, water clarity increased chlorophyll a decreased.... 22627
3025 Dreissena polymorpha Habitat Alteration Observational Field Zebra mussels have the capacity to reduce turbidity to allow submersed macrophytes such as... 23033
3104 Dreissena polymorpha Habitat Alteration Observational Field Densities of some benthic organisms such as Amphipoda and Gastropoda have increased in shallow... 23399
3114 Dreissena polymorpha Habitat Alteration Observational Field Zebra mussels attached to dragonfly larvae causing them to bury more slowly and not as deep into... 27106
3117 Dreissena polymorpha Habitat Alteration Experimental Laboratory Zebra mussels may enhance the establishment, spread, and potential impacts of invasive crayfish... 32046
3458 Dreissena polymorpha Habitat Alteration Anecdotal Field Native plants Najas guadalupensis and Elodea canadensis, and the submersed... 10476
3460 Dreissena polymorpha Habitat Alteration Anecdotal Field The nonative Myriophyllum spicatum, Potamogeton crispus, and the submersed form... 10476

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/5/2021].

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