Freaky fish fuel nightmares

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Giant Asian tiger shrimp have shown up in the gulf of Mexico and the southeast coast, and, unlike their bottom-feeding cousins, are big enough — up to 13 inches long and weigh up to a quarter pound — to gobble up smaller shrimp. Researchers worry that the Asian species is preying on the smaller, native shrimp, competing for resources and carrying disease.

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