When it comes to invasive species, we care about species from somewhere else that are invading here. But it cuts both ways, as AP reports:
Sweden has asked the European Union for help to stop an invasion of American lobsters, saying they could wipe out their European cousins with deadly diseases.
The Swedish environment ministry said more than 30 American lobsters have been found along Sweden’s west coast in recent years. It said the American lobster, also known as the Maine lobster, “can carry diseases and parasites that could spread to the European lobster.