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Current Issue: April 2014
The accumulation of freshwater biofoulers, such as quagga mussels (Dreissena bugensis) and zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha), on underwater surfaces often interferes with human infrastructure and activities. Campaigns such as this one in Arizona are designed to limit the further spread of these highly invasive species.
A Wilson/Cronkite News Service