Wanted-European green crab
An invasive species
What is an European green crab?
An European green crab is an invasive specie. These crabs were native to the European waters, but was recently found in the Newfoundland sea. The crabs are adapting, and expanding population quickly to its new environment. The green crabs almost look like the rock crabs because of the size.
Why is it invasive?
They normally eat shellfish and other crustaceans, but recently eating small and juvenile Fin fishes in Eel grass beds. The crabs may also damage the Eel grass habitat which makes great burrows. The crabs cut the roots of the Eel grass which destroys the habitat.