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Research Activity

University of Nevada, Reno – Assessment of Lake Mead's bottom dwelling community prior to the expansion of adult quagga mussels. Contact: Sudeep Chandra.

U.S. Geological Survey Nevada Water Science Center – Endocrine Disruption in Lake Mead

Recent Reports and Publications

Chandra, S., A. Caires, M. Rosen, M. Wittmann, and J. Umek. 2009. Lake Mead zoobenthos: Changes in composition, distribution, and composition over time with emphasis of the ecology of adult quagga mussel. Click to view abstract and presentation.

Loomis, Eric Michael, "Trophic Interactions Associated with Introduction of the Invasive Quagga Mussel in Lake Mead, Nevada." MPH thesis, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2009. Click to view thesis. Click to view abstract; thesis is available for download with a subscription.

Umek, J., S. Chandra, M. Rosen, M.E. Wittmann, J. Sullivan, and E. Orsak. 2010. Importance of benthic production to fish populations in Lake Mead prior to the establishment of quagga mussels. Lake and Reservoir Management, 26:4, 293-305. Click to view abstract; article is available for download with a subscription.

Wittmann, M.E., S. Chandra, A. Caires, M. Denton, M.R. Rosen, W.H. Wong, T. Tietjen, K. Turner, P. Roefer, G.C. Holdren. 2010. Early invasion population structure of quagga mussel and associated benthic invertebrate community composition on soft sediment in a large reservoir. Lake and Reservoir Management, 26:4, 316-327. Click to view abstract; article is available for download with a subscription.

Last updated: February 28, 2015

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