Harmful algae could kill invasive mussels

A new idea to manage the spread of non-native mussels: kill them with another Great Lakes headache, the algae that sometimes blooms too much and threatens water quality. 

Invasive mussels challenge commercial whitefish fishing in the Great Lakes

The spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels in the Great Lakes has altered the ecology of lakes, including disrupting the food web in the lakes. Commercial whitefish fishers are facing challenges in their industry that may be the result of changes to the food web brought about by the presence of the invasive mussels.