The Zebra Mussel is a bivalve mollusk, rather wide spread in water bodies of Russia. Zebra mussel shell has a characteristic triangular shape, it is yellow or greenish with typical pattern of zigzagging or transverse brown stripes. The shell may reach 5 cm in size. Sometimes shells may be darker because of the specific of the water body. These mollusks settle in colonies, getting attached to stone and other objects on the bottom. Zebra mussel meat is a good bait for fishing young or adult bream and even roach. Carp and catfish feast on it with pleasure as well.