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Gulf fishermen report eyeless shrimp, malformed fish hearts after oil spill

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Dr. Jim Cowan, with Louisiana State University's Department of Oceanography, spoke to Al Jazeera recently and described the regular complaints he gets from fishermen, who often warn of deformed sea life like eyeless shrimp, crabs without claws, fish whose hearts don't fully form, and numerous creatures with unexplained lesions on them. 'The fishermen have never seen anything like this,' he's quoted as saying. 'And in my 20 years working on red snapper, looking at somewhere between 20 and 30,000 fish, I've never seen anything like this either.' Reporter Dahr Jamail also spoke to a number of people who make their living fishing the gulf, and they too warned of eyeless shrimp being caught in the hundreds. We are also finding eyeless crabs, crabs with their shells soft instead of hard, full grown crabs that are one-fifth their normal size, clawless crabs, and crabs with shells that...

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