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Identify one invasive aquatic species and describe how it was (most probably) introduced into the U.S. Outline how future introduction of this invasive aquatic species might be avoided or prevented.

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Zebra mussels are a definite aquatic invader introduced by cargo ships into the great Lakes region sometime around 1988. They are native to parts of Europe and western Russia and are a "barnacle-like" mussel that is very fecund. They (and their numerous larvae) ...

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Discusses the source and environmental effects of the zebra mussel