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Water-cleaning crustacean devoured by new predator in Lake Mendota

[13th May, 2014] Pollution feeds algae in Lake Mendota, and then these invertebrates called Daphnia feed on the algae, clearing up the water. But now the Daphnia are being eaten by spiny waterfleas, a new invasive species. / Courtesy of Jake Walsh/University of Wisconsin-Mad… Continue reading Water-cleaning crustacean devoured by new predator in Lake Mendota