The quagga mussel, along with the similar zebra mussel, are considered invasive species.
Originally from Europe, these mussels have no natural predators in North America. Without major predators, what do you think might happen to the number of mussels?
Focus Wild Arizona Activity Sheets: From 2006-2013, each issue of the Department’s Arizona Wildlife Views magazine featured a new education article. These articles were intended for younger children and include some vocabulary and a fun activity. All of these articles are now available on our website.