Kansas News: Zebra Mussels Found in Lyon State Fishing Lake

Kansas News: Zebra Mussels Found in Lyon State Fishing Lake



TOPEKA, KS (STL.News) – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has confirmed the presence of invasive zebra mussels in Lyon State Fishing Lake in Lyon County. Routine samples collected by KDWPT Aquatic Nuisance Species staff to detect zebra mussels were found to contain zebra mussel larvae (also called veligers).  Upon finding the veligers, staff returned to the lake and located an established population of adult zebra mussels.  Similar sampling is conducted by KDWPT at more than 100 waterbodies across the state.

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