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Zebra mussels do not have many natural predators in North America. But, it has been documented that several species of fish and diving ducks have been known to eat them.


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The niche of a zebra mussel is in ballast waters. A niche of a zebra mussel is where the zebra mussel occupies its "habitat".

A mother zebra mussel pushes out an egg that grows into a another zebra mussel.

No. Zebra mussel are only called so because of their black and white appearance. Zebra are not mussels at all, but are equines.

The zebras natural enemies are: Hyenas, lions, cheetahs, and wild dogs Hope that helped!

The zebra mussel was carried on the ballasts of ships coming from the Caspian Sea region of Eurasia.

No, not at all. They are completely different things. Zebras are very distantly related to zebra mussels, the only connection being that they are both members of the animal kingdom. The name zebra mussel is based only on the somewhat stripy appearance of the mussel, not on an actual relationship to the zebra.

it is if u think it is

the zebra mussel was introduced in 1988 in a lake in onario.

zebra mussel are a great nuisance to peopl. the can grow so densely that they block pipelines, clogging water intakes of municipal water supplies, and hydroelectric companies Zebra mussel had killed 10 thousand birds.

a zebra is a consumer because a producer is is the start of a food chain. Which a zebra is not

Zebra mussels were originally native to the lakes southeast of Russia.

certain fish can only eat the zebra mussel

A Zebra Mussel is a mollusk that can have a shell with stripes that resemble a zebra. Zebra Mussel's do mostly eat algae.

the enemies of the mountain zebra is lions and hyenas

In the absence of their natural pathogens, parasites, and predators, the zebra mussel populations in the Great Lakes has grown enormously. The mussels are spread from one body of water to another by natural flow, carried on the feathers or feet of migrating waterfowl, or by human transport in bait buckets or on trailered boats. Most of the freshwater systems in North America are now threatened by invasion of the zebra mussel.

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The Zebra mussel is a mollusc that is native to freshwater lakes in Russia.

This is answered in: Molloy, D. P., Karatayev, A. Y., Burlakova, L. E., Kurandina, D. P., and Laruelle, F. 1997. Natural enemies of zebra mussels: Predators, parasites, and ecological competitors. Rev. Fisheries Sci. 5(1):27-97.

zebra sharks enemies are humans and large sharks

Dreissena polymorpha is the Zebra Mussel

This species was native to southern Russia

Its competition would be a blue catfish.

The zebra mussels are being controlled by putting chemicals into the pipes to kill the zebra mussels

Zebra mussels have stripes.

they hook on boats and drop off to different places. for example a boat go's to a dock and parks, there was a zebra mussel hooked to the boat. then the zebra mussel drops down to the the bottom of the lake and finds a mate, and that is how they spread

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