Tsunami Dock Carries Invaders to Oregon
Photo: Oregon State Parks Staff
This Japanese seaweed commonly called "wakame" is a species known to be invasive to the western coast of the United States. Scientists from Oregon State University say it is "mind-boggling" that these creatures survived the journey alive. Wakame, typically used in miso soup, has already invaded California waters.
Read the story: Invaders Hitch a Ride on Tsunami Debris.