Tiger shrimp invade Louisiana waters
November 17, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
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An invasive species known as tiger shrimp have been spotted in the Gulf of Mexico over the last six years. Charlie Whinham talks with shrimpers and researchers about how these huge shrimp could cause big problems for Louisiana’s multi-billion dollar industry.
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