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

15 results for Dreissena polymorpha (zebra mussel)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2712 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Observational Field Accumulations of dead shells on shorelines and beaches are capable of cutting the barefeet of... 14768
3109 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Observational Field Because zebra mussels used the shipwrecks as attachment substrates, they may have contributed to... 23768
3580 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Anecdotal Field Juvenile zebra mussels can also grow on aquatic macrophytes which would provide additional food... 20837
5229 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Observational Field The presence of Dreissena polymorpha in Minnesota waters impacts the harvest of minnows... 38008
5308 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Observational Field The threat of the spread of Dreissena polymorpha has made some authorities change the way... 38231
5382 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Observational Field The presence of Dreissena polymorpha in recreational lakes creates long wait times for... 38598
5563 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Anecdotal Field Boats launching at Highline Lake will continue to be subject to inspection and decontamination... 39780
5565 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Observational Field Lady Bird Lake had to be lowered in order for Dreissena polymorpha to be cleaned from the... 39783
5722 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Anecdotal N/A Zebra mussels form shoals of shell debris on beaches, detracting from their recreational and... 40104
6009 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Anecdotal Field Aquatic Nuisance Species inspectors will be on-site to conduct prelaunch inspections of trailered... 41354
6318 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Observational N/A Positive eDNA detection of Dreissena polymorpha caused officials to close motorized... 41575
6416 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Anecdotal Field Mussel-sniffing dogs are being used to inspect boats prior to entering the water at Lake Lopez, San... 41922
6417 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Anecdotal Field Dreissena polymorpha populations can harm watercraft. 41922
7400 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Anecdotal N/A Dreissena polymorpha are known to damage recreational boats. 42296
8291 Dreissena polymorpha Recreation Anecdotal N/A Navigational and recreational boating can be affected by increased drag from attached mussels.... 19113

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