A young green crab, photo Wikipedia.
Newburyport News: They’ve been in the ocean here since the late 1800s, but there is a growing concern about the continued invasion of green crabs and their impact on the region’s clamming industry.
“Green crab will eat about anything, especially juvenile shellfish,” said Scott LaPreste, Ipswich’s shellfish constable. “It is our biggest shellfish issue right now,” he said.
Read more about the plans to battle green crabs on the North Shore of Massachusetts.
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