Web Date: March 30, 2011
Musseling Out Algae
Anglers are pulling up fewer and smaller fish from the Great Lakes than they did a decade ago. Now a new study reveals that algal growth has dropped dramatically in the open water of Lakes Michigan and Huron (Environ. Sci. Technol., DOI: 10.1021/es103892w). The research suggests that invasive mussels are depleting the base of the lakes' food chain by consuming most of the algae. The researchers . . .
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