Zebra Mussels

Colonies of millions of quagga and zebra mussels foul and clog pipes, water treatment plants, and dam turbines and give a competitive boost to toxic algae. It takes only one contaminated boat and the right conditions for zebra and quagga mussels to infest a new watershed; once they have been introduced and start to flourish, they are virtually impossible to control.

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