The zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) is a small freshwater mussel. This
species was originally native to the lakes of southern Russia and Ukraine, being
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 ...
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.
A species profile for Zebra Mussel from USDA's National Invasive Species
Zebra and Quagga Mussels deprive native species of food and habitat.
5 days ago ... Factsheet on the Zebra Mussel, with photographs, range map, and much
information on the status of this introduced species.
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 mussels and a related species, quagga mussels, are fingernail-sized,
black-and-white striped bivalve mollusks native to the Caspian Sea region of
Sep 21, 2016 ... Zebra mussels have attached to this young Higgins eye pearlymussel, an
endangered species found in the Mississippi river. Photo by USFWS ...
Biological, ecological and regulatory information on the invasive animal the
Zebra Mussel, Dreissena polymorpha.