Lake Marble Falls infested with zebra mussels



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TP&W added Lake Marble Falls to the statewide list of lakes infected with zebra mussels, an invasive species. Pictured here is a view from the east bank of the waterway, adjacent to U.S. 281.




Special to The Highlander

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has added Lake Marble Falls and Granger Lake to the statewide list of lakes infested with invasive zebra mussels after discovering established, reproducing populations in the lakes this fall.

Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) biologists confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Marble Falls after finding settled zebra mussels as well as their larvae at multiple sites in the lake. …

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