It's not native to Connecticut, but it's certainly settled in nicely along the shoreline.
In fact, the Asian Shore Crab is on the move and spreading up and down the east coast.
The invasive species arrived in New Jersey in a ship's ballast water in the 80's, and by '94 it was in the Long Island Sound.
The crab, nicknamed "The Bully Of The Beach," is pushing out other species of crab.
Scientists at Clinton's Cedar Island Marina Research Lab are hoping to learn how to contain the Asian Shore Crab...it's highly adaptable and is moving in on other habitats.
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National Fisherman Live: 11/06/14
In this episode:
NOAA report touts 2013 landings, value increases
Panama fines GM salmon company Aquabounty
Gulf council passes Reef Fish Amendment 40
Maine elver quota cut by 2,000 pounds
Offshore mussel farm would be East Coast’s first