Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)

7 results for Dreissena polymorpha (zebra mussel)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2720 Dreissena polymorpha Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Anecdotal N/A Waterfowl that consume contaminated Dreissena have higher concentrations of pesticides and PCBs in... 16453
2788 Dreissena polymorpha Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Zebra mussels may be altering contaminant movement (PCBs and cadmium) in Lake Erie. 20500
2887 Dreissena polymorpha Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Both zebra mussels and round gobies can transfer Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and... 20614
2936 Dreissena polymorpha Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field The levels of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons in benthic fish was not attributed to the ingestion... 22541
3100 Dreissena polymorpha Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Experimental N/A Zebra mussels were predicted to bioaccumulate PCBs. As a result many other organisms were predicted... 23318
3101 Dreissena polymorpha Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Experimental Laboratory Zebra mussels showed significantly higher levels of PCB contamination than native mussels. Zebra... 20404
3102 Dreissena polymorpha Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Experimental Laboratory "Dreissena represents a much larger contaminant pool than native mussels. The studies suggest that... 20404

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