Will Lake Tahoe’s invasive shrimp become the next mass-market health supplement?

Brant Allen, staff researcher for the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, pilots a research boat to perform surveys on mysis shrimp in Lake Tahoe, Calif.
Brant Allen, staff researcher for the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, pilots a research boat to perform surveys on mysis shrimp in Lake Tahoe, Calif.
(Max Whittaker / For The Times)

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Louis Sahagun is a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times. He covers issues ranging from religion, culture and the environment to crime, politics and water. He was on the team of L.A. Times writers that earned the Pulitzer Prize in public service for a series on Latinos in Southern California and the team that was a finalist in 2015 for the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news. He is a CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California board member, and author of the book, “Master of the Mysteries: the Life of Manly Palmer Hall.”