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(NEWSER)– Before biting into that pricey "wild" shrimp caught in the ocean, know that there's a pretty good chance it might taste like rubber because it came from a farm instead.

A new study by the advocacy group Oceana suggests that 30% of shrimp sold across the US is mislabeled, reports the AP. The group looked at 143 samples from more than 100 restaurants and supermarkets and discovered that shrimp marketed as wild or from the Gulf is sometimes anything but. Often, it turns out to be common whiteleg shrimp from farms in southeast Asia.

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