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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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 »

Information About Zebra Mussels?

Zebra mussels, known scientifically as Dreissena polymorpha, are a temperate freshwater mussel species and aquatic bivalve mollusk. Zebra mussels are considered to be major invasive pests of many o... 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 »