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  • n. Plural form of veliger.

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Examples

  • It's suspected that its young -- which in their free-swimming larval state are known as "veligers" -- were released in

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  • The program found zebra and quagga mussel larvae, called veligers, at Lake Pueblo last year.

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  • "We did not find adult zebra mussels nor did we find their larvae, called veligers, in Lake Lavon," says Bruce Hysmith, a TPWD biologist at Lake Texoma, who is leading the mussel counterinsurgency.

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  • Its veligers do not require a fish host and can thrive in almost any body of fresh water.

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  • Tests have found veligers in seven Colorado lakes.

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  • The main recommendation of the report is to continue monitoring Lake Pueblo for environmental conditions, veligers and adult mussels.

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  • Since then, more veligers have been found in the lake and downstream, and quagga mussel veligers have been found as well.

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  • "At this time, the source of veligers collected in the reservoir is not known; however, no adults have been confirmed to date," a report by RNT Consultants, a Canada-based firm, concluded.

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  • No live veligers have been found, since testing protocols to date have called for using alcohol to preserve specimens.

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  • The report also advises Reclamation to hunt for sources upstream of Lake Pueblo where mussels may be originating, look for live veligers and continue boat inspections, which are performed by Colorado State Parks.

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