Zebra & Quagga Mussel
Dreissena polymorpha, Dreissena rostiformis
Forms dense colonies and filters large quantities of plankton from water, decreasing the food supply for native species.
Capable of out-competing native fish for resources. They are opportunistic feeders that consume high quantities of zoo plankton and phytoplankton.
Most bass with LBV will appear completely normal. In some cases, dying fish will be near the surface and have trouble swimming.
Outcompete native fishes for food, prey on darters, sculpin, eggs/fry of lake trout and sturgeon.
Do Not Delete