The zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) is a small freshwater mussel. This
species was originally native to the lakes of southern Russia, being first
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 ...
Sep 29, 2016 ... 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 and Quagga Mussels deprive native species of food and habitat.
Sep 29, 2016 ... A species profile for Zebra Mussel from USDA's National Invasive Species
Lake Huron whitefish are suffering from ecosystem changes caused by invasive
quagga and zebra mussels. Why haven't invasive zebra and quagga mussels ...
Where did zebra mussels come from? Zebra mussels are believed to have come
from the Caspian Sea in Europe. They arrived in the late 1980s in the ballast ...
Zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) are prolific invaders that cost the U.S.
billions of dollar each year. These small mussels from Eurasia can clog water ...
Apr 14, 2015 ... Zebra mussels have attached to this young Higgins eye pearlymussel, an
endangered species found in the Mississippi river. Photo by USFWS ...