28 Dec '11, 7pm

Giant tiger prawn invades Gulf of Mexico

Giant tiger prawn invades Gulf of Mexico

Still, there may be a silver lining — for humans, at least. Campaigns promoting invasive species as cuisine have gained steam in recent years, whether it's lionfish in Miami or Asian carp in Memphis, and there's a reason tiger prawn are so widely cultivated. The big, meaty crustaceans command an even higher market price than native brown shrimp, the Chronicle points out, raising the possibility that they too could become a profitable Gulf Coast commodity.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/giant-tige...

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