Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Zebra Mussels

How They Effect Texas
by

Sitra Abdelhadi

on 28 September 2012

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Zebra Mussels

Can we wipe them out? Zebra Mussels How they affect Texas In Russia and Poland, they
are not only native to the
area, but they help by
filtering their lakes and
being food for some
animals there. Native to Russia and Poland They eat a lot of algae from the lakes, grasp onto animals, and block sun from getting to other plants. They also clog our water pipes, making water more difficult to get to us. How are the zebra mussels changing our ecosystem? Zebra mussels are eaten by
crustaceans such as Crayfish and other fishes. Zebra Mussels are known to be filter feeders, they feed on algae and phytoplankton. How they fit in the food chain We can add crayfish so they can eat the zebra mussels. Ask fishers to clean their boats when they are coming to or from the lake. How can we control the population? Zebra Mussels Phytoplankton Crayfish www.texasinvasives.org/action/report_detail.php?alert_id=2 Bibliography The New Ecosystem The new ecosystem with the zebra mussels being controlled by the crayfish will help us with the water pipes being unclogged. www.publicaffairs.noaa.gov/pr96/mar96/noaa96-11.html www.kdwpt.state.ks.us/news/Fishing/Aquatic.../Zebra-Mussels According to ecologists, we cannot wipe out zebra mussels with our current technology. Picture - Information- http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://luke.szkudlarek.pl/blog/wp-content/poland.jpg&imgrefurl=http://luke.szkudlarek.pl/blog/2007/08/12/best-places-to-see-in-poland/&h=349&w=390&sz=42&tbnid=-J3RObUwuEgl3M:&tbnh=90&tbnw=101&zoom=1&usg=__y7f9qf3G6LYuV12ppo3gTe4Bi1g=&docid=wPSTrKEjq-xYlM&sa=X&ei=htZkUIaDCKjc2QWw54H4Dw&ved=0CCwQ9QEwAw&dur=453 http://www.google.com/imgres?um=1&hl=en&sa=N&biw=1024&bih=499&tbm=isch&tbnid=jVrl-2ZVuNG3JM:&imgrefurl=http://www.infoplease.com/atlas/country/russia.html&docid=CktlTt_vxpt3cM&imgurl=http://i.infoplease.com/images/mrussia.gif&w=551&h=414&ei=ydZkUMH6Gu-WyAGNhIHoBQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=586&vpy=180&dur=161&hovh=195&hovw=259&tx=85&ty=78&sig=109963407440077578882&page=1&tbnh=124&tbnw=165&start=0&ndsp=10&ved=1t:429,r:3,s:0,i:161 http://www.google.com/imgres?um=1&hl=en&sa=N&biw=1024&bih=499&tbm=isch&tbnid=DrwWYHMHEk54lM:&imgrefurl=http://www.foxlakefishing.com/2009/06/13/zebra-mussels-spread-to-fox-chain/&docid=l3JrGZimIepEJM&imgurl=http://www.foxlakefishing.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/zm-s09-1024x756.jpg&w=1024&h=756&ei=TddkUL_OOJSvygGfwoCwAQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=530&vpy=121&dur=82&hovh=193&hovw=261&tx=96&ty=144&sig=109963407440077578882&page=3&tbnh=140&tbnw=205&start=25&ndsp=13&ved=1t:429,r:6,s:25,i:179 http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://people.hws.edu/Halfman/zebras/Nutrients.JPG&imgrefurl=http://people.hws.edu/Halfman/zebras/zebras.htm&h=410&w=385&sz=58&tbnid=kN2LUdAcNEj-2M:&tbnh=90&tbnw=85&zoom=1&usg=__FlVpIPXMRjnHAkJ9lZOXVf-OMF0=&docid=2pcuugtrKJDW1M&sa=X&ei=9NdkULSFCeqY2wX_1YGoAw&ved=0CCkQ9QEwAQ How did Zebra Mussels Not Effect Russia And Poland? In Russia and Poland there are crayfish (eat about 100 zebra mussels) that control the population of zebra mussels. In Texas there is not many crayfish in that area the zebra mussels are in.
Full transcript