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Zebra mussel

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The zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) is a small freshwater mussel. This species was originally native to the lakes of southern Russia, being first described ...

Zebra mussel - Invasive species: Minnesota DNR

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Species and Origin: Zebra mussels are small, fingernail-sized animals that attach to solid surfaces in water. Adults are 1/4 to 1-1/2 inches long and have ...

Hello Zebra Mussels. Goodbye Texas Lakes. - Texas Invasives

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What are zebra mussels? Zebra mussels are a small, destructive invasive species that can spread across Texas by hitching a ride on boats and trailers.

zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) - FactSheet

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6 days ago ... Factsheet on the Zebra Mussel, with photographs, range map, and much information on the status of this introduced species.

Harmful Aquatic Hitchhikers: Mollusks: Zebra Mussel

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Zebra mussels get their name from the striped pattern of their shells. However, the pattern varies greatly to where there are no stripes, only dark or light colored  ...

Zebra and Quagga Mussel - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

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Welcome to the Zebra Mussel and Quagga Mussel Information Resource Page ... blueball Current Zebra Mussel Sightings Distribution (Updated daily) blueball ...

Invasive Mussels - National Wildlife Federation

www.nwf.org/Wildlife/Threats-to-Wildlife/Invasive-Species/Invasive-Mussels.aspx

Zebra and Quagga Mussels deprive native species of food and habitat.

Invasive Species: Aquatic Species - Zebra Mussel (Dreissena ...

www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/aquatics/zebramussel.shtml

Aug 18, 2016 ... A species profile for Zebra Mussel from USDA's National Invasive Species Information Center.

Zebra Mussels in the Great Lakes Region

www.great-lakes.net/envt/flora-fauna/invasive/zebra.html

Originally introduced to rid the Great Lakes of destructive zebra mussels, invasive round goby fish have since disrupted the natural reproduction of mollusks, ...

Zebra Mussels - Wisconsin DNR

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Biological, ecological and regulatory information on the invasive animal the Zebra Mussel, Dreissena polymorpha.

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zebra mussel
NOUN
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a small striped freshwater mussel from NE Europe, Dreissena polymorpha: introduced to the Great Lakes in the 1980s and deleteriously affecting water pipes, other fauna, etc.
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