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These samples, collected at Lake Mead in Nevada, show the growth of quagga mussels 
on a pipe after two, four, and six months.

The battle against invasive mussels is unending

Zebra and quagga mussels would cause $75 million in damage annually if they got in Alberta waterways

Efforts to keep invasive mussels out of Alberta have been successful so far, but the threat is unending. “Inspectors at the Coutts inspection station near the Montana boarder have already intercepted one mussel-fouled boat since opening for the season in March, and it is expected that this will be only one of many such incidents […] Read more