Russian Journal of Biological Invasions

, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp 189–194 | Cite as

Findings of Brazilian elodea in cooling ponds of the Verkhnii Tagil Power Plant (Middle Urals)

  • A. S. Fominykh
  • V. F. Mukhutdinov
  • L. M. Kipriyanova


The paper presents data on the findings of Brazilian elodea Egeria densa, an alien species, in two cooling ponds of the Verkhnii Tagil Power Plant (Middle Urals). The most probable reason for the appearance of E. densa in the cooling ponds is invasion from aquarium culture.


Egeria densa alien species higher aquatic vegetation cooling pond Middle Urals 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Fominykh
    • 1
  • V. F. Mukhutdinov
    • 1
  • L. M. Kipriyanova
    • 2
  1. 1.Russian Research Institute of Integrated Use and Protection of Water ResourcesYekaterinburgRussia
  2. 2.Institute for Water and Environmental Problems, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia

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