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Zebra mussels were found by Fond du Lac Band biologists performing a fisheries assessment on Crooked Lake near Finland. The lake was subsequently designated as infested by the DNR. Anglers and recreationists are urged to use precautions to prevent the spread of the invasive species to other water bodies. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota DNR.

Zebra mussels found in Finland area lake

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The Minnesota DNR has designated Crooked Lake near Finland as infested with zebra mussels after an aluminum can was found and appeared to be encrusted with the invasive species. The mussels were positively identified, resulting in the designation, according to DNR aquatic invasive species specialist, Rich Rezanka.


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