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Idaho Department Of Agriculture Reminds Boaters To Be Aware Of Quagga And Zebra Mussels

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Summer is approaching and owners of boats of all types are preparing to go on the water. This is perfect for zebra and quagga mussels, bivalves that travel between bodies of water by adhering to boat hulls. Idaho Matters talks with Nick Zurfluh, Invasive Species Section Manager with the Idaho State Department of Agriculture, about why these invasive species are detrimental to the balance of Idaho's water habitats.

A 2016 video from Invasive Species of Idaho asking boat owners to clean their boats of potential invasive mussels.

 

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