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Invasive water flea limited to Star Lake
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

Of 28 Vilas County lakes surveyed for spiny water fleas last summer, only Star Lake in the town of Plum Lake was found to have the aquatic invasive species and a plan has been devised to limit its expansion to other lakes.

“This was the only spiny water flea finding in all the approximately 265 lakes surveyed statewide,” said Vilas County invasive species coordinator Ted Ritter.

The spiny water flea, found in all of the Great Lakes, eat zooplankton

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 2:46 PM
 

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