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 ...
They grow to only about 1 ½ inches and develop a distinctive zebra-striped shell.
One zebra mussel can produce up to one million microscopic larvae. Zebra ...
4 days ago ... A species profile for Zebra Mussel from USDA's National Invasive 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
Factsheet on the Zebra Mussel, with photographs, range map, and much
information on the status of this introduced species.
Welcome to the Zebra Mussel and Quagga Mussel Information Resource Page ...
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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 and Quagga Mussels deprive native species of food and habitat.
Originally introduced to rid the Great Lakes of destructive zebra mussels, invasive
round goby fish have since disrupted the natural reproduction of mollusks, ...