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The Community Impact of Invasive Species in Michigan
Invasive species costs governments—and the taxpayers who fund them—big time.

Consider the sea lamprey, the first known aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes, which arrived back in the 1830s. The Great Lakes Fishery Commission, funded by both the U.S. and Canadian federal governments, spends $18 million a year controlling the pest. And it's that or we lose even more.

A lack of sea lamprey controls would result in the disappearance or reduction of valuable lake trout sport fishing in the Great Lakes. And the lamprey is just one of more than 180 aquatic invasive species identified in the region.


 
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Invasive Species Reintroduce Toxic Chemicals to Green Bay Food Web - Although , polychlorinated biphenyls, also known as PCBs, have been buried in the sediments, two invasive species – the quagga mussel and round goby – can allow a group of toxic chemicals deposited more than 45 years ago to reenter the food web, passing them to predatory fish and possibly people.


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