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Invasive Great Lakes Animal Species and their Native Territory

Since the 1880's, many non-native animal species have wreaked havoc on Great Lakes ecosystems. Human activities, such as emptying contaminated ballast water from ships, is largely to blame. The Coast Guard and scientists are figuring out how to fight against all these aquatic invaders. So what exactly is invading the Great Lakes, and where did all these species come from?
a data set by cged
created December 30, 2016
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FAMILY TREE
NameNative home
Eurasian ruffeEurasia
alewifewest Atlantic Ocean
sea lampreyAtlantic Ocean
zebra musselBlack, Caspian, and Azov Seas
round gobyBlack and Caspian Seas
Asian carpSoutheast Asia
spiny water fleaEurope and Asia
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