Zebra Mussel Found on Susquehanna Riv...

Zebra Mussel Found on Susquehanna River at Conowingo Dam in Maryland

There are 1 comment on the Health News Digest story from Nov 25, 2008, titled Zebra Mussel Found on Susquehanna River at Conowingo Dam in Maryland. In it, Health News Digest reports that:

HARRISBURG, Pa., -- Environmental Protection and Fish and Boat Commission officials have confirmed the discovery of a zebra mussel at the Conowingo Hydroelectric Dam in Maryland; the first time the Driessena ...

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XmanX

Harrisburg, PA

#1 Nov 26, 2008
I love steamed muscles so I was anxious to do some quick research on the Zebra muscle, which I found was very edible, low fat, and quite tasty depending on preparation. However,-CAUTION- they tend to have high concentrations of contaminants in them due to the fact that many of our waterways are now so significantly polluted. Any local waterway filter feeder, including the Zebra mussels, are also apt to be way too contaminated to eat. Too bad, cause eating them would certainly solve the problem! Another good reason to clean up Pennsylvania waterways.

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