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quagga

an extinct member of the family Equidae which was characterized by stripes like a zebra but only on the head and neck.
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Toxic Quagga mussels have | |been discovered in a UK resevoir
If quagga make it to Shasta, Folsom or Berryessa lakes, we're toast.
I won't say zebra and quagga mussels have been 100 percent positive for waterfowl, but they definitely don't seem to be having any negative impact.
If an item is found to have either zebra or quagga mussels, it may be decontaminated on site or an inspector may request the owner keep the watercraft out of Alberta's waters for up to 30 days.
Colonization and decontamination of quagga mussels in the western United States: monitoring veligers in Lake Mead and field testing the effects of hot-water spray as a means of watercraft decontamination.
Gemmules provided by a male might remain in circulation in his mare and cause a permanent change in the inheritance pattern as in the assumed case with the horse and quagga.
The quagga mussel are introduced by ocean-going vessels when they dump their untreated ballast water and their favourite food is phytoplankton.
The data can also be analyzed in order to determine if other 5 species such as the quagga mussel (Dreissena burgenensis) is present at the study sites.
An example is the shipping industry, where proposals to eliminate or reduce the effects of the Quagga mussel in the Great Lakes include such drastic measures as sterilizing the ballast tanks of all ships entering the Great Lakes or prohibiting all foreign freighters entirely.
Mechanics later found why the engine had failed--the entire motor intake was full of zebra and quagga mussels that have spread throughout the Great Lakes in the last 20 years.
About a third of the 186 invasive species in the Great Lakes are thought to have entered on oceangoing ships in the ballast water they take on for stabilization when carrying little or no cargo Zebra and quagga mussels from the Black Sea clog intake structures for municipal water systems and power plants.
I have observed trophy heads of the Barbary Lion, the Blue Buck, and the Quagga.