quagga


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Synonyms for quagga

mammal of South Africa that resembled a zebra

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Quaggas have been gone since the 1880s, (http://www.
Caption: Zebra and Quagga Mussels hide here: You can't always see zebra/quagga mussels because their larvae are invisible to the naked eye.
Quagga mussels have increased in the western basin of Lake Erie over the past 20 y, replacing much of the lost zebra mussel biomass (Karatayev et al.
Zebra and quagga mussels in the inland waters of European Russia and adjacent countries.
Susceptibility of quagga mussels (Dreissena rostriformis hugensis) to hot-water sprays as a means of watercraft decontamination.
Historians from the US, Canada, South Africa, and Europe look at animals who responded to or were products of specific contexts, discussing killer whales in the Pacific Northwest, the rise and fall of feral burros in the American West, and the extinct quagga in South Africa, as well as animal sources in archives, including the Mexican National Archive, veterinary artifacts at the C.
2008) reported that, along with a night-time increase in feeding intensity, round gobies in Lake Ontario also ceased eating quagga mussels (Dreissena bugensis), which represented 25 % of their daytime diet, and switched to chironomids.
In 2010, officials were alarmed to learn that quagga mussel had invaded Lake Piru, a reservoir on the Ventura County-Los Angeles County border.
Plant health company Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) (NasdaqGM:MBII) disclosed on Tuesday the receipt of approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for Zequanox for open water use to combat invasive zebra and quagga mussels in lakes, rivers, recreation areas and other open bodies of water.
Quagga and zebra mussels; biology, impacts, and control, 2d ed.
The linkage has allowed nuisance species such as the round goby and zebra and quagga mussels to escape the Great Lakes and infest the Mississippi and other waterways.
They include: Japanese kelp, Quagga mussel, Rapa whelk, Oak processionary moth, Asian hornet, Carrion shrimp, Chinese water deer, Monk parakeet, American bull frog, Alpine newt and Italian crested newt.
Lee, "Developmental plasticity of shell morphology of quagga mussels from shallow and deep-water habitats of the Great Lakes," Journal of Experimental Biology, vol.
The quagga is a now-extinct form of zebra which was pushed over the brink by being over-hunted and habitat loss in competition with man.
Inspectors, who only required one day of training, are specifically looking for zebra and quagga mussels as well as Eurasian watermilfoil.