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Invasive Sea Squirt Puts Connecticut's Shellfish Sector on Alert

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9/29/2011 10:57 AM
Body, September 29, 2011, September 29, 2011: Professor Carmela Cuomo reports that the invasive sea squirt Styela clava has appeared along the Eastern Seaboard and is threatening Connecticut’s USD 30 million shellfish business. The migration of the foreign pest southward from Canada and northern New England jeopardizes the farming of bivalves such as clams, mussels, scallops and oysters in Long Island Sound.

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