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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. Zebra mussels are highly prolific and can clog water in-take structures of power plants and out-compete native mussels and fish for food. Their sharp shells are also hazardous to swimmers and waders. Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks fisheries biologist...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.