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The hungry critter’s first dish was mussels. Then scallops. Now it’s soft-shell clams. Voracious Invasive Crab Threatening Maine’s Shellfish Industry

And some fear lobsters will be next. European green crabs  are devouring a shellfish buffet along Maine’s seashore, plundering populations in their wake. To get a snapshot of just how severe the problem is, clammers, scientists, and marine officials took a survey today along Maine’s coast.  Patty Wight joined them in Freeport. [email protected]    Green Crab and Sculpin Sam  Fisheries Broadcast  12:00