Invasive species

The Crab Lab is participating in the Marine Invader Monitoring and Information Collaborative, MIMIC, which monitors more than 60 sites along the New England coast during the summer months for 16 invasive species

The skeleton shrimp, Caprella mutica, a common invasive species in Maine’s tide pools. (Photo credit: Markus Frederich)
The orange sheath tunicate, Bottrylloides violaceus, a world wide invasive species. (Photo credit: Markus Frederich)