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July 5, 2006

Zebra Mussels

Zebra mussels, small, striped shellfish that reproduce at rapid rates, are settling into the Mississippi River, killing native species and wreaking havoc for fishermen and related businesses. Doug Jensen with the U's Aquatic Invasive Species Information Center in Duluth says the zebra mussel is the poster child of the aquatic invasive species world.

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