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Mussel risk widens in state waters

October 10, 2008|From Times Wire Reports

Exotic mussels that compete with native species and clog pipes, pumps and boat motors have been found in two more Colorado reservoirs.

The state Division of Wildlife said that larvae of quagga mussels have been discovered in Jumbo Reservoir in Logan County and Tarryall Reservoir in Park County.

Quagga mussels, the related zebra mussels or their larvae have also been found in Grand Lake, Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Reservoir, Willow Creek Reservoir and Lake Pueblo.

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