Sympatric Dreissena species in the Meuse River : towards a dominance shift from zebra to quagga mussels

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Marescaux, Jonathan ; Boets, Pieter ; Lorquet, Julien ; Sablon, Rose ; Van Doninck, Karine ; Beisel, Jean-Nicolas (2015)
  • Journal: (issn: 1798-6540)
  • Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences | Dreissena rostriformis | population dynamics | Dreissena polymorpha | aquatic invasive species | competition | range expansion | dominance shift | INVASION HISTORY | NORTH-AMERICA | GREAT-LAKES | BUGENSIS | POLYMORPHA | BIODIVERSITY | ABUNDANCE | IMPACTS | PALLAS | GROWTH

The rapid spread of the quagga mussel, Dreissena rostriformis, in Western Europe is of particular concern since the species is known to have serious ecological and economic impacts, similar to those of the well-established zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha. This study ... View more
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