Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) selective filtration promoted toxic Microcystis blooms in Saginaw Bay (Lake Huron) and Lake Erie

Author: Henry A. Vanderploeg, James R. Liebig, Wayne W. Carmichael, Megan A. Agy, Thomas H. Johengen, Gary L. Fahnenstiel, and Thomas F. Nalepa
Year: 2001
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Type: Journal Article
Topic: Ecosystem Impacts



This study examines the hypothesis that zebra mussels promoted blooms of toxic cyanobacteria in Saginaw Bay, western Lake Erie, and other lakes through selective rejection in pseudofeces.

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