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A European green crab

September 2018 Newsletter

Maine's soft-shell clam industry is being ravaged by the European green crab, an invasive species that feeds on clam beds. In response, two University of Southern Maine (USM) alumnae have developed a commercial green crab fishery with the goal of removing the species from the environment and developing a culinary market for them.

Kayla Christy '12, Chris Joyce, and Matt Araujo '15 from Texas Instruments

'USM Connects' magazine

In this issue: How strong community and employer partnerships help fuel the success of our students and cultivate the next generation of talent for Maine's workforce.