The quagga mussel has made a mess of Lake Mead. Is Lake Tahoe its next victim?
January 5th, 2012
The quagga mussel is about half the size of your fingernail. It originates from the Caspian Sea, but in recent times its shells have been irritating the feet of beachgoers on the shores of Lake Michigan. It filters vital nutrients from freshwater, disturbs the food chain, endangers fisheries, excretes carbon, spurs algae growth and clouds the water. Other than that, it’s great. Read more »