Flathead Bio Station tests for Aquatic Invasive Mussels

what had Lake biologists are sharing their process when it comes to testing and fighting aquatic invasive species they collect samples and tubes which are sent to labs across the state invasive mussels clog pipes drains boats and ruins the lakes ecosystem with one sample we’re looking for the environmental DNA of the descendant mussels which you can find basically everywhere if a species is present and then the other sample is going for a microscopy analysis and as you boat in Montana this summer remember it’s mandatory to stop at boat checks prior to setting sail always clean drain and dry your watercraft

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