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As Fish Stocks Collapse, Overpopulated Lobsters Resort to Cannibalism 231

Posted by Unknown Lamer
from the blame-rusty dept.
The Maine lobster population is booming, but it turns out that's bad news if you're a little lobster: "'We've got the lobsters feeding back on themselves just because they're so abundant,' said Richard Wahle, a marine sciences professor at the University of Maine, who is supervising the research. 'It's never been observed just out in the open like this,' he said." Abundance caused by populations of their predators collapsing.
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