Some Swedes Voice Doubt Over Invasive Threat of North American Lobsters
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Portland Press Herald] BY VICTORIA HELENA GREVE- April 11, 2016
There’s a bounty on the head of any Maine lobster found in Scandinavian waters.
Homarus americanus is a parasite-carrying, disease-spreading invasive alien threatening to breed infertile hybrids and destroy the local species.
That’s the view of researchers and politicians in Sweden, where Maine’s biggest export product is a feared intruder. Swedish officials describe a race against time to stop the invasion as they try to convince the 28-member European Union ...
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