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Giant Goldfish Will not Take over Lake Tahoe, USA

Captures of several large specimens of goldfish Carassius auratus in Lake Tahoe, California-Nevada, USA have been blow way out of proportion. Unquestionably, the fish result from aquarium releases.  This is … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Carp as Snitches: Using the Judas Fish Technique

The common carp Cyprinus carpio was intentionally introduced into the USA in the 1800s.  The history of these introductions is obscure, however, in 1877 the US Fish Commission imported carp … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Topmouth Gudgeon Arrives on the Wirral Pennisula, England: War Declared

The Heswall News reports that war has broken out in England. The famous fishery at Larton Livery in Frankby has been invaded by topmouth gudgeon Pseudorasbora parva.  The United Kingdom’s Environment … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Secret Of The Lionfish

The lionfish, actually, the Indo-Pacific red lionfish, Pterois volitans, was introduced into coastal USA waters in the mid-1980s.  It took several years for the fish to become established, but it did … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Michigan Voters Support Asian Carp Immigration Reform

“Michigan voters know a lot about Asian carp and 93% of those in a new poll said they are somewhat or very concerned about the fish getting into Lake Michigan, … Continue reading

February 4, 2012 · Leave a comment