Why Is Zebra Mussels Better Than Fish

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Zebra Mussels,have spread rapidly since 1991. Throughout the years zebra mussels have been not good. First off Zebra mussels ate all of the plankton in the lake.After observing this more scientist made a discovery that it was making a difference of the food web.

With changes with the food web this meant that there was fewer food sources. Which meant fewer fish.This also meant that other mussels that also eat plankton went from 1 billion to about none. Also the dissolved oxygen went down 15% not enough to endanger any sea life.

In conclusion zebra mussels are not good for the lakes because They eat all the plankton that makes a bump in the food web which makes fish population go down. Also they multiply rapidly and get stuck to the bottom
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