Arrival, Spread, and Early Dynamics of a Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) Population in the Hudson River Estuary

Author: David S. Strayer, Jon Powell, Peter Ambrose, Lance C. Smith, Michael S. Pace, and David T. Fischer
Year: 1996
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Type: Journal Article
Topic: Dispersal



This article summarizes the early dynamics of zebra mussel populations following establishment in the hudson river and examines the hypothesis that food-limited zebra mussel populations may be especially frequent in rivers and estuaries, where the ratio of food supply to available substratum is small.

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