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GLIN==> Shrimp joins Great Lakes invader list



Hemimysis anomala, a shrimp native to the Caspian and Black seas, has been found in the Muskegon, Mich., area of Lake Michigan. Juveniles and mature females were found in the channel connecting Muskegon Lake to Lake Michigan, indicating that the species is likely reproducing in the Great Lakes.

A related article is published in today's Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, see http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=544851

Additional photos of Hemimysis anomala are available from the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory at http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/pubs/photogallery/Hemimysis.html

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