15 August 2012

• “Tiger” Shrimp Working Their Way Up the East Coast

”The Asian tiger prawn, native to the western Pacific, is edible but worrisome -- an invasive species in waters off the southeastern United States.

”The U.S. Geological Survey says they may have escaped from Caribbean aqua-culture farms, or from the water tanks of passing ships.”

Source: WTSP.com

Thanks to Roy P. for the tip on this news item.

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