Grazing impact of Mytilus edulis and Dreissena polymorpha
(Pallas) in the Gulf of Riga, Baltic Sea estimated from biodeposition rates of algal pigments.
Prodissoconch morphology, planktonic shell growth, and size at metamorphosis in Dreissena polymorpha
Factors contributing to this decline include commercial harvest, pollution, siltation (Parmalee, 1967), and the invasion of the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha
(Ricciardi, et al.
Neurosecretory phenomena in the zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha
1993, Dispersal mechanisms of the zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha
The zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha
found in North America in 1986 and 1987.
We examined Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel) and Dreissena rostriformis hugensis (quagga mussel), which are important invaders in freshwater and share general ecological characteristics, to determine whether they had similar rates of invasion at different spatial scales (global, regional, local, and individual water bodies) from the time of first introduction to the present.
Ecological and genetic studies on Dreissena polymorpha
(Pallas): a new mollusk in the Great Lakes.
This phenomenon is shared by other bivalves, such as the zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha
, which was reported to produce significantly fewer byssal threads when fed a limited ration (Clarke 1999) and when exposed to low water temperatures (Clarke & McMahon 1996).
Laboratory culture of Dreissena polymorpha
larvae: spawning success, adult fecundity, and larval mortality patterns.
ABSTRACT To investigate the influence of environmental pollution on the population genetics of Dreissena polymorpha
, we developed five new polymorphic microsatellite loci for the zebra mussel.
ABSTRACT In this study, for the first time, using similar methods, we compared the population density and distribution across different substrate types of Limnoperna fortunei and Dreissena polymorpha
, as well as their impacts on the composition of benthic communities.
Indigenous microflora and opportunistic pathogens of the freshwater zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha
Even though all of the enzymes analyzed were present in all species, the activities of the enzymes in unionids appeared to be greater than those in Dreissena polymorpha
in August, indicating unionid mussels may be using a different food source than D.
2003, Inducibility of the P-glycoprotein transport activity in the marine mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis and the freshwater mussel Dreissena polymorpha