This undated photo provided by Russ Lewis shows researcher John Chapman inspecting a Japanese vessel that washed ashore on Long Beach. Researchers estimate nearly 300 species of fish, mussels and other sea creatures hitchhiked across the Pacific Ocean on debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami, washing ashore alive in the United States. Russ Lewis AP file photo
This undated photo provided by Russ Lewis shows researcher John Chapman inspecting a Japanese vessel that washed ashore on Long Beach. Researchers estimate nearly 300 species of fish, mussels and other sea creatures hitchhiked across the Pacific Ocean on debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami, washing ashore alive in the United States. Russ Lewis AP file photo

Sea critters hitchhiked across the Pacific on tsunami debris

September 29, 2017 4:22 AM