Strangford Lough - The beasts down below

Help

An invasive alien marine creature that can smother native species has been found in Strangford Lough.

The carpet sea squirt was found about three weeks ago on a routine check by environmental officials of the lough.

They are now trying to find out how far it has spread.

Claire Savage reports for BBC Newsline.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.