Details of this species in Guam
Source: Raulerson, Dr. Lynn, pers. comm. 2006
Introduction: Intentional (probably)
Species Notes for this Location:
Occurs in slow-moving fresh water; with full sun.
Management Notes for this Location:
Two weevils (Neochetina spp.) and a moth (Sameodes albuguttalis) have been released for biological control, with limited success.
Ecosystem change: Eichhornia crassipes can quickly cover bodies of water, creating shade and restricting oxygen exchange at the surface.
Last Modified: 28/12/2006 1:49:09 p.m.