Selective Feeding and Biodeposition by Zebra Mussels and their Relation to Changes in Phytoplankton Composition and Seston Load
Author: Joseph M. Baker, Jeffrey S. Levinton, Josepha P. Kurdziel, and Sandra E. Shumway
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Type: Journal Article
Topic: Biology, Ecosystem Impacts
This study examines the ability of zebra mussels to preferentially ingest or reject various phytoplankton species and non-living particles to determine if preferential feeding is the reason for specific ecological changes observed in the Hudson River following their invasion.