Are there any benefits produced by zebra mussels?

Answer On One Hand: Zebra Mussels Filter WaterNamed 1991's "Pest of the Year" by Discover magazine, the zebra mussel does provide some benefits. According to a paper at the Trade and Environment Database ... Read More »

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What do zebra mussels normally eat?

Zebra mussels primarily eat algae they filter from the surrounding water. When they live in pipes, zebra mussels clog the pipe as they grow and reproduce. When they live in a large body of water, t... Read More »

Where do zebra mussels come from?

Zebra mussels are originally native to Eastern Europe. In 1988 they were discovered in the Great Salt Lakes. Since then, they have existed as a major pest, disrupting the ecosystem in the Great Lak... Read More »

Zebra Mussels Habitat?

Zebra mussels are a small, freshwater shellfish. They have become an invasive species in several regions, including North America, Spain, Italy and Sweden because they can take over an ecosystem an... Read More »

Where are zebra mussels located?

Native to freshwater rivers and lakes in Eastern Europe and Western Asia, zebra mussels are also located in Great Lake regions, Hudson River on the Atlantic slope and the Mississippi, Tennessee, Cu... Read More »