‘Killer shrimp’ on the loose
The aggressive predator can grow up to 3 cm long and preys on other native shrimp, invertebrates and even fish fry.
Voracious Dikerogammarus villosus has been found at Cambridgeshire’s Grafham Water by two keen-eyed anglers, who spotted them and sent samples to the Environment Agency for identification.
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