A shrimplike creature that has invaded the Great Lakes could spell big trouble for young fish.
By Emily Sohn, 00:00 AM January 12, 2007
A new type of shrimplike crustacean has appeared in the Great Lakes, and that's not necessarily a good thing.
This tiny European mysid shrimp, about a half-inch long, could spell big problems for the Great Lakes, where it's just been spotted.
|Steven Pothoven, NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory|
These crustaceans, called mysid shrimp, normally live in rivers near the western coast of the Caspian Sea in eastern Europe. In November, researchers from the National Ocean...
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