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Fisheries Department looks to expand green crab fishery in Maritimes

Known as the “cockroach of the sea,” the green crab is an invasive species from Europe and northern Africa known for its aggressive and territorial behaviour. The crustacean can wreak havoc on other fisheries as it chows down on clams, mussels, oysters and scallops. Read more here 16:10