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The Invaders: Invasive Species

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André Martel is a marine biologist with the Canadian Museum of Nature whose specialty is molluscs—one of the largest groups of animals on the planet.

In this video, he talks about the zebra mussel, which is an invasive species that has invaded freshwater systems in eastern North America and caused considerable environmental and economic damage.