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Zebra mussel - Wikipedia

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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 and Ukraine, being  ...

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.

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

www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/aquatics/zebramussel.shtml

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

Invasive Mussels - National Wildlife Federation

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

zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) - FactSheet

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5 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 Mussel Control | Missouri Department of Conservation

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Zebra mussels and a related species, quagga mussels, are fingernail-sized, black-and-white striped bivalve mollusks native to the Caspian Sea region of Asia.

USFWS: The Exotic Zebra Mussel - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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Sep 21, 2016 ... Zebra mussels have attached to this young Higgins eye pearlymussel, an endangered species found in the Mississippi river. Photo by USFWS ...

Zebra Mussels - Wisconsin DNR

dnr.wi.gov/topic/invasives/fact/zebra.html

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

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zebra mussel
NOUN
1.
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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