News Detail

Invasive Spiny Water Flea Disrupting Food Chain In the Great Lakes

By: Erika P., The Science Times

The National Geographic reported that a crustacean is invading the lakes and eating planktons which leave small fishes nothing to feed on. This species is called the Bythotrephes longimanus or also known as the spiny water leaf which measures half an inch, making it a titan in the world of phytoplanktons.

To read the full story, please click here.

2920 S. Webster Avenue
Allouez, WI 54301-1594
(920) 639-0078