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Re: Zebra Mussels - Lakes

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Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
No idea whether they are edible, but the average shell is the size of an eraser head. The meat inside must be inconsequential.
This is what wikipedia has to say on this matter:

Because they are so efficient at filtering water, they tend to accumulate pollutants and toxins. For this reason, although they are edible, most experts recommend against consuming zebra mussels

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