Latest Dreissenidae Stories

2008-09-16 09:00:28

By Ray Grass For the Deseret News Utah biologists' worst fears may come true. Early tests show quagga and zebra mussels may have found their way into three Utah reservoirs.

2008-08-29 12:00:50

By Anonymous OAKLAND -- Beginning next Thursday, water craft inspection fees will be imposed on boats launched at Lake Chabot Regional Park and two other lakes in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

2008-08-29 12:00:50

By Denis Cuff The East Bay Regional Park District today plans to begin inspecting all private boats before launching at Del Valle Reservoir in Livermore and Contra Loma Reservoir near Antioch to prevent the spread of destructive quagga and zebra mussels.

2008-08-27 15:00:43

By Ned MacKay Boat owners take note: A mandatory boat inspection program is under way at Contra Loma Regional Park in Antioch in an effort to keep the reservoir free of invasive quagga and zebra mussels.

2008-08-17 18:00:23

Biologists have confirmed the first cases of avian botulism on Lake Michigan this year.

2008-08-16 18:15:00

Lake Michigan's ecosystem is being threatened by a quick producing, tiny snail. The invasive creature has scientists worrying about the lake's balance.

2008-08-03 09:00:11

OFF ATWATER BEACH, Wis. _ This place should be an underwater desert. But as the trio of researchers wearing scuba tanks and lead weights drops through the water, the landscape of rounded stones 30 feet below is disturbingly full of strange, new life.

2008-08-02 15:00:12

By Chris Woodka, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Aug. 2--If they're in there, they're still hiding. After nearly 19,000 inspections at Lake Pueblo in the past three months, no new evidence of zebra mussels has surfaced.

2008-08-01 03:00:17

By Michael Pearce, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Aug. 1--Zebra mussels have been found at Lake Afton, the second time this week the invasive species has been found in Wichita-area lakes. They were found Monday in Marion Lake.

2008-07-30 09:00:45

By James Janega, Chicago Tribune Jul. 30--OFF ATWATER BEACH, Wis. -- OFF ATWATER BEACH, Wis. -- This place should be an underwater desert.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.