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Scientists from the New York State Museum documented zebra mussels suffocating native clam species in June 2013. (Submitted photo)

Bio-weapon against zebra mussels to get another test

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ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Another trial of a biological weapon against an invasive species threatening Minnesota’s lakes is planned near Alexandria this summer.

In 2012, a trial of Zequanox was conducted on Lake Carlos in Douglas County. The 2013 study planned for Little Lake Darling will determine how effective Zequanox can be at saving native clam species from zebra mussels.

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