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zebra mussel

noun

  1. a small striped freshwater mussel from NE Europe, Dreissena polymorpha: introduced to the Great Lakes in the 1980s and deleteriously affecting water pipes, other fauna, etc.


zebra mussel

noun

  1. a small striped variety of mussel


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The zebra mussel's spread across North America through its ability to outcompete native species is a classic example.

We’re worried about disease that can be transported with the fish, we’re worried about aquatic nuisance species like zebra mussels that could be in the water with the fish.

Barley sniffs his way around the boat, while Fratt tells the family about zebra mussels.

So there are; it is a lot of the curious and pretty little zebra-mussel.

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