The information for the zebra mussel web pages was derived from a review and subsequent presentation by DFW staff about zebra mussels made at a Fisheries and Wildlife Board Meeting on July 28, 2009.
Zebra mussels, (Dreissena polymorpha) are an invasive, aquatic invertebrate found in early July 2009 in Laurel Lake in Lee, Massachusetts. In this website, you will find information on zebra mussel life history, how these mussels came to the United States, the various impacts of these mussels and ways that you can help slow the spread of these mussels to other waterbodies. Information about other management efforts is also included.
(Photo Source: University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program)