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Zebra (left) and quagga mussels
Credit: USGS
zebra mussel
Dreissena polymorpha

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Common Vector(s):
Overland transport (e.g. boats, equipment)Shipping: Ballast waterShipping: Fouling

Zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha)
Credit: Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University