How are people fighting back against zebra mussels?

Answer Zebra mussels are an invasive shellfish species which originated in Eastern Europe and was first found in the Great Lakes Region in Lake St. Clair in Michigan in 1988. They are a huge nuisance, pos... Read More »

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How can we kill zebra mussels?

Zebra mussels are harmful freshwater mollusks in lakes and rivers that eat the phytoplankton needed by animals at the bottom of the food chain. European ships probably accidentally brought this pes... 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 »

How to Remove Zebra Mussels?

Introduced to the American Great Lakes in 1988, zebra mussels have vexed European captains of ships and industry for at least a few centuries. Keeping these freshwater mollusks, named for their dis... Read More »

Are zebra mussels edible?

Zebra mussels are edible, but they are too small to provide much meat and they can accumulate pollutants, so they are not recommended as food for humans. If you still wish to consume them, you shou... Read More »