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Sea critters hitchhiked across the Pacific on tsunami debris - The Times of Israel

Israeli researcher says marine creatures that made it to US West Coast from Japan could pose threat to local ecosystem. By Seth Borenstein 30 September 2017, 11:55 pm 1 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 105 shares. This April 2015 photo ...and more »

The Japanese Tsunami Had an Unprecedented Side Effect on The Pacific - ScienceAlert

We've never seen this before. DAVID NIELD. 30 SEP 2017. New research shows that nearly 300 species of coastal creatures were carried across the Pacific Ocean in the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, with some organisms making a journey of ...and more »

289 species hitchhiked on debris in tsunami from Japan - Ventura County Star

Nearly 300 species of fish, mussels and other sea critters hitchhiked across the Pacific Ocean on debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami, washing ashore alive in the United States, researchers reported. It is the largest and longest marine migration ...and more »

After tsunami, ocean plastic acted as rafts for small sea life - Yahoo News

Miami (AFP) - After a tsunami hit Japan in 2011, hundreds of aquatic species migrated across the ocean to the US by hitching rides on debris that acted as rafts, researchers said Thursday. A total of 289 living species were found in the US on tsunami ...and more »