Wednesday, April 14, 2010
A slimy brown algae called rock snot is one of the most aggressive invasive species threatening the United States today. One cell carried in on the sole of a fisherman's boot can quickly fill a trout fishing stream with a bank to bank mass. This mass is the consistency of wet toilet paper and smothers food sources that aquatic insects and fish depend on. Click here to read more about rock snot and its threats to the U.S.