Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Zebra and Quagga mussels in the United States—Dreissenid mussel research by the U.S. Geological Survey

May 17, 2024

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) delivers high-quality data, technologies, and decision-support tools to help managers both reduce existing populations and control the spread of dreissenid mussels. The USGS researches ecology, biology, risk assessment, and early detection and rapid response methods; provides decision support; and develops and tests control measures.

Publication Year 2024
Title Zebra and Quagga mussels in the United States—Dreissenid mussel research by the U.S. Geological Survey
DOI 10.3133/fs20243009
Authors Cayla R. Morningstar, Patrick M. Kočovský, Michael E. Colvin, Timothy D. Counihan, Wesley M. Daniel, Peter C. Esselman, Cathy A. Richter, Adam Sepulveda, Diane L. Waller
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2024-3009
Index ID fs20243009
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Columbia Environmental Research Center; Great Lakes Science Center; Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center; Office of the AD Ecosystems; Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center; Western Fisheries Research Center; Wetland and Aquatic Research Center