Giant cannibal shrimp worry Gulf Coast watchers

from CNN News

Giant cannibal shrimp worry Gulf Coast watchers

December 16th, 2011
01:22 PM ET

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the Gulf of Mexico, a new menace, this one striped like a big cat, is preying on aquatic life: The black tiger shrimp.

The biggest saltwater shrimp in the world, black tigers “are cannibalistic as are other shrimp but it’s larger so it can consume the others,” Tony Reisinger, country extension agent for the Texas Sea Grant Extension Service, told CNN on Friday. . . . Continue

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