July 19, 2002
Japanese shore crabs, a square-shaped crustacean that poses a direct threat to soft-shell (steamer) clams, mussels and lobsters, were discovered July 13 by Cornell University marine biologists in Owl's Head, Maine, on the shores of Penobscot Bay. The detection of this crab, which has the potential to hurt Maine's seafood industry, means that Penobscot Bay becomes the most-northern point along the Atlantic seaboard where these crabs have been found.
ITHACA, N.Y. -- They're here.
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