If you went dip netting in the freshwater streams of the South West, you would more than likely scoop up a small transparent shrimp. The glass shrimp, Palaemonetes australis, is native to Western Australia and grows no bigger than 5 cm.
Until 2013, this native shrimp inhabited our freshwater systems and estuaries without any serious competition. Then another, almost identical shrimp species was detected. More.