Castaway critters rafted to U.S. shores aboard Japan tsunami debris

Close to 300 living marine species traveled on debris from the 2011 tsunami

gooseneck barnacles on a boat

STOWAWAYS  Pelagic gooseneck barnacles cling to a boat that got washed out to sea after the 2011 tsunami in Japan and floated to the U.S. coast. A new study catalogs hundreds of species that have made this ocean crossing.

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