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Invasive species found in moss balls

 

March 24, 2021

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

A zebra mussel is seen in a moss ball that frequently is sold in pet stores or by online vendors for fish tanks.

Invasive zebra mussels have been found in moss balls sold as aquarium plants in pet stores and through online vendors across New Mexico.

Any moss balls purchased in New Mexico or online within the last year may pose serious risks to the state's wa...



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