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

16 results for Dreissena polymorpha (zebra mussel)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2697 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Observational Field Infesting zebra mussels may negatively affect unionids by disrupting unionid locomotion, metabolic... 9112
2699 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Observational Field The non-native zebra mussel infestation completely changed the water quality of the Oswego River.... 9384
2703 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Observational Field Chlorophyll a concentration is highly reduced near Dreissena populations in western Lake... 13799
2708 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Experimental Laboratory By the early 1990s it was highly likely that changes in water quality in western Lake Erie was... 14750
2728 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Observational Field Although Secchi depths did not change after zebra mussels arrived, chlorophyll a did decrease.... 17066
2784 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Experimental Laboratory Through increased contaminant transfer from zebra mussels to zebra mussel predators, contaminant... 20409
2785 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Experimental Laboratory A model showed that zebra mussel numbers and size distributions have a great effect on the water... 20422
2786 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Observational Field It may be possible for moderate numbers of zebra mussels could impact dissolved oxygen... 20423
2789 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Observational Field Declining oxygen concentrations was attributed to a severe infestation by zebra mussels. The zebra... 20511
2889 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Experimental Field The model found that high densities of zebra mussels indirectly can have significant short-term... 20626
2893 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Experimental Field Zebra mussels remove metals from the water column, incorporate metals in their tissues, and deposit... 20682
2899 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Experimental N/A A model for a Wisconsin lake suffering from periodic cyanobacteria blooms predicted an increase in... 20759
3024 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Experimental Laboratory Large populations of zebra mussels were predicted to place high demands on oxygen resources of... 23028
3026 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Observational Field Zebra mussels may complicate impacts and benefits of rehabilitation programs to remediate domestic... 23078
3108 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Observational Field After appearance of zebra mussels, average biovolume of the cyanophyte Microcystis... 23666
3119 Dreissena polymorpha Water Quality Observational Field Zebra mussels have greatly depleted the oxygen levels in the river. 33143

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/3/2021].

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