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Minnesota River added to DNR's infested-waters list for zebra mussels, bighead carp


August 11, 2017

Zebra mussels have been found in the Minnesota River, adding yet another major waterway to the state Department of Natural Resources' infested-waters list.

The invasive species can compete with native species for food and habitat, cut the feet of swimmers, reduce the performance of boat motors and cause expensive damage to water intake pipes.


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