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In 1988, a mysterious invader washed upon the New Jersey shore - the Asian shore crab - which likely arrived in ballast from commercial ships and found its new home to be quite agreeable.
A U.S. ecologist says he's found a commercially valuable species of clam thriving in oxygen-depleted waters of a so-called "dead zone" off the East Coast.
Coastal dead zones, an increasing concern to ecologists, the fishing industry and the public, may not be as devoid of life after all.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.