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Sea Aliens Invading U.S., Scientists Say

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

An alien invasion threatens the United States, biologists warned, and they want a government commission to investigate the menace. So many small sea creatures from Asia, Europe and other distant shores are turning up on America’s coasts that in some places, the native inhabitants can hardly be found. Scientists gathered in Seattle for the annual meeting of the American Assn. for the Advancement of Science said crabs, clams, worms, snails and mussels travel in cargo holds, ship ballast tanks and even bait shipments, yet the public is largely unaware.


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