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1994

Virginia Sea Grant Reports

Marine Biology

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Potential Range Of The Zebra Mussel, Dreissena Polymorpha, In And Near Virginia, Patrick Baker, Shirley Baker, Roger Mann Jan 1994

Potential Range Of The Zebra Mussel, Dreissena Polymorpha, In And Near Virginia, Patrick Baker, Shirley Baker, Roger Mann

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This publication is devoted to predictions of the probability of invasion by the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha (and the quagga mussel, Dreissena sp.) to specific bodies of water in Virginia. Probability of invasion is divided into risk and susceptibility. Risk refers to the chance, relative to other sites, that a body of water will be inoculated with Dreissena, in sufficient number to establish a population. Inoculation can occur by natural dispersal, but in the mid-Atlantic region is most likely to-occur though accidental introduction by humans, especially via boat traffic. Susceptibility of a body of water refers to the probability, based ...


Invasion Of An Exotic Species : Stop The Zebra Mussel! Activities And Resources For Grades 8-12., Vicki P. Clark, Thomas J. Millar Jan 1994

Invasion Of An Exotic Species : Stop The Zebra Mussel! Activities And Resources For Grades 8-12., Vicki P. Clark, Thomas J. Millar

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