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Related to Dreissena: Dreissena polymorpha, zebra mussel
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Noun1.Dreissena - zebra mussels
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
family Unionidae, Unionidae - freshwater mussels found worldwide
Dreissena polymorpha, zebra mussel - inch long mollusk imported accidentally from Europe; clogs utility inlet pipes and feeds on edible freshwater mussels
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mollusks, bivalves, snails, insects, and other invertebrates), and specific groups of interest such as zebra mussels (Dreissena) and Asian clams (Corbicula) which were identified only to genus-level because of taxonomic revisions and ongoing genetics research.
According to the paper, particularly damaging examples of worldwide species which have been spread through these channels include: the zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha and the Asian clam Potamocorbula amurensis in the US, the comb jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi in the Black and Azov Seas, and the toxic dinoflagellate Gymnodinium catenatum and the northern Pacific sea star Asterias amurensis in Australia
(2017) provide an updated overview of ecotoxicological and pollution monitoring studies of the main freshwater and marine biomonitors, i.e., the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas)) and blue mussel (Mytilus edulis L.), respectively.
The culprit: Two mussels, Dreissena polymorpha and Dreissena bugenis, the zebra mussel and quagga mussel.
The zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorplta), which is native in the Caspian Sea region, appeared in Hungary in the early 1930s in Lake Balaton, the largest shallow lake in Europe (Entz and Sebesryen, 1942); and within a few years it completely invaded the lake and became the mling bivalve in it.
Effect of salinity and temperature survival and development of young Zebra (Dreissena polymorpha) and Quagga (Dreissena bugensis) mussels.
Histological analysis of trematodes in Dreissena polymorpha: their location, pathogenicity and distinguishing morphological characteristics.
2006), and the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771) (Veneroida: Dreissenidae), both of which invaded the Great Lakes and became important in the diet of turtles (Bulte & Bloudin-Demers 2008) and other predators such as birds (Petrie & Knapton 1999) in this region.
Another aquatic invasive species that is difficult to eradicate is the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha).