Marin acts to eradicate crabs

European green crabs have flourished in the man-made lagoon in a wealthy gated community in northern Stinson Beach, and scientists can’t seem to get rid of the pinching invaders.

Researchers say the greenish shellfish, considered one of the world’s worst invasive species, cause an estimated $22 million in damage to U.S. fisheries and marine habitat every year.

Source: Invasive crabs flourish in Marin lagoon, despite eradication efforts – San Francisco Chronicle


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