Dreissena polymorpha in Estonia

Species name:Dreissena polymorpha
Family:Dreissenidae
Group:Molluscs
Common names:tavaline (muutlik) rändkarp
Synonymes:Mytilus hagenii
Habitats:Estuaries and brackish areas, Lakes, Watercourses
Time of introduction:
Year of first report:1850
Type of introduction:Unintentional
Distribution details:Ponto Caspian
Donor area:
Status:Established
Frequency:Common
Invasiveness:Potentially invasive
Impact:Competition, Abiotic changes, Socio-economic
Comments:
Last updated30-01-2008 (day-month-year)
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