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Natural Biocide and Coatings

Project ID: 2647
Principal Investigator: Allen Skaja
Research Topic: Invasive Species
Priority Area Assignments: 2011 (Zebra and Quagga Mussels)
Funded Fiscal Years: 2011
Keywords: None

Research Question

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Contributing Partners

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Research Products

Bureau of Reclamation Review

The following documents were reviewed by experts in fields relating to this project's study and findings. The results were determined to be achieved using valid means.

Natural Biocides for Zebra and Quagga Mussel Control (final, PDF, 336KB)
By Allen Skaja
Report completed on May 02, 2014

Zebra and Quagga mussels are freshwater fouling organisms which began appearing in western US waters in 2007. A literature review was conducted to review natural biocides that may potentially kill or disrupt attachment of zebra and quagga mussels to infrastructure.
Keywords: naturally occuring biocides, freshwater mussels, prevention or detering attachment

This information was last updated on October 25, 2014
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