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Tsunami Dock Carries Invaders to Oregon

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Foreign Flora

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.

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