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1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
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STORY, Great Lakes Invasive Species: 180 and Counting

More than 180 non-native species have adopted the Great Lakes ecosystem as home. A fraction of these animals and plants have spread throughout the Great Lakes, becoming invasive, and they are, by definition, harmful, like the vampirelike sea lamprey.

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