Lake Ashtabula Has Invasive Zebra Mussels

Lake Ashtabula and the Sheyenne River downstream all the way to the Red River have been classified as infested water

BARNES CO., ND —┬áNorth Dakota Game and Fish has confirmed the presence of invasive zebra mussels in Lake Ashtabula.

Inspections of the lake in Barnes and Griggs counties also found well-established populations of zebra mussels of various ages throughout the lake.

Lake Ashtabula and the Sheyenne River downstream all the way to the Red River have been classified as infested water.

Emergency rules will go into effect immediately to prohibit the movement of water away from the lake and river.

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