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zebra mussel

noun
1.
a small striped freshwater mussel from NE Europe, Dreissena polymorpha: introduced to the Great Lakes in the 1980s and deleteriously affecting water pipes, other fauna, etc.
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  • In other cases, such as the zebra mussel and feral pigs, only control cost data are collected.
  • The information on zebra mussel densities and the bay segmentation scheme is repeated in this report for convenience.
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zebra mussel

noun
1.
(Canadian) a small striped variety of mussel
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