The European rock shrimp, or ghost shrimp, has invaded New England waters. First spotted in Salem in 2010, these highly-adaptable shrimp are now common in Gloucester.
“Frankenfish” is a nickname for the northern snakehead, an invasive species of freshwater fish. The horror movies Snakehead Terror, Frankenfish, and Swarm of the Snakehead were (very!) loosely based on an actual snakehead outbreak in Maryland!
Little is known about the deep sea goblin shark, a rare fish with extendable jaws. Goblin sharks are the only living members of an ancient shark family from the age of dinosaurs!