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MDC to destroy zebra mussels found in Smithville Lake

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Treatment of cove is scheduled for Aug. 10.

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Mini Monsters "Musseling" into Missouri

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The mussels are coming! The mussels are coming!

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This map shows areas in Missouri known and potentially infested with the zebra mussel.

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Missouri's Freshwater Mussels

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These intricate and colorful bottom dwellers face new threats.

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Monkeyface

Quadrula metanevra
Finding the monkey’s face in this mussel's shell is left up to the imagination.

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mucket

Mucket

Actinonaias ligamentina
One of the most widespread and numerous mussels in southern Missouri.

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Musseling the Mussel Fork

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These sedentary bottom dwellers influenced the past and now tell us about the health of our streams.

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Photo of zebra mussels.

New tests find no zebra mussels at Pomme de Terre Lake

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Boaters and anglers play critical roles in preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species.

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Paper Pondshell (Paper Floater)

Utterbackia imbecillis
Unlike most other freshwater mussels, this species is hermaphrodic: An individual mussel can be both male and female.

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Pearls of the Gasconade

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Surveying mussels to monitor the well-being of Missouri's waterways.

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