Eurasion Mussels 101: Profile of an Extreme Invader
Not all non-native species are invasive or even nuisance species. This section of the website briefly highlights the characteristics that make quagga and zebra mussels highly successful invasive and nuisance species. Most invasive and nuisance species share at least some of these characteristics.
Reproduction and Life Cycle
Lack of Natural Predators in New Environment