Pros And Cons Of Zebra Mussels

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Did you know that zebra mussels cost the economy 5 billion dollars a year? 5 billion!? The zebra mussels are an invasive species that came from Europe to the states. They attached to boats and traveled there. Zebra mussels are a big problem because they cost the economy lots of money, eat up almost all of the plankton, and they hurt aquatic life.
My first reason we should rid of the zebra mussel is because they cost the economy lots of money. According to the article Zebra Mussels by MNDNR, “Zebra mussels can be a costly problem for cities and power plants when they clog water intakes.” They cost America 5 billion dollars a year just to replace things this small mussel has ruined.
My second reason that we need to remove the zebra mussels

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