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Zebra mussels found in Lake Mead

Discussion in 'Southwestern Region' started by Dive-aholic, Jan 10, 2007.

  1. Dive-aholic

    Dive-aholic Dive Shop

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    An established zebra mussel colony was found in Lake Mead this past Saturday and confirmed yesterday. Check out my website home page for more information and a couple of links.
     
  2. clown trigger

    clown trigger Solo Diver

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    They are NOT zebra mussels in Lake Mead, they are Quagga Mussels - same family different species. They reproduce 12 months (year round) where as the Zebra mussels reproduces only 6 months. They are bigger in total size also.
     

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