Zebra mussels are a huge pest in the Great Lakes. They have helped to clarify Lake Erie, but, now the pollution filled shells are an unhealthy snack for waterfowl and crayfish.
Sea lampreys attach to the sides of fish leaving large wounds that easily get infected. Round Goby are very versatile fish. They can survive in less than ideal water and are not very picky about their diet making them an ideal invasive animal.
This piece is a companion to Great Lakes Basin featuring a sunken toilet and invasive animals in the Great Lakes.
color-reduction woodcut edition size 8
image size 19” x 23.75”