Biology and impact of zebra mussels in Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie

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Mackie, G. L.
Pathy, Diane
Gillis, Patty
Dobson, Evan

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Ontario Ministry of the Environment

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A series of reports related to the biology and impact of zebra mussels in Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie including: 1) Shell features of Dreissena Polymorpha and Mytilopsis Leucophaeta (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae) In North America, 2) Life History and Demographics of Populations of the Zebra Mussel (Dreissena Polymorpha) in Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie, 3) Impacts of the Exotic Zebra Mussel, Dreissena Polymorpha, (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae) on Native Unionidae in Lake St. Clair, 4) The Effect of Epizoic Dreissena Polymorpha on the Filtering Activities of the Host Unionid, Proptera Alata, and 5) Distribution, Growth And Contaminant Uptake By Zebra Mussels (Dreissena Polymorpha) In Ontario Surface Waters.

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Ontario Ministry of the Environment
Biological Surveys/Investigations Reports

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water quality, freshwater, Dreissena polymorpha, Mytylopsis leucophaeta, zebra mussel, habitat, distribution, Proptera Alata, contaminant uptake, filtering activity, Unionidae, environmental impact

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