Scientists find 4-pound goldfish in Lake Tahoe
LiveScience: Scientists searching Lake Tahoe for invasive fish species ended up finding an unusually large goldfish.
The fish, weighing in at 4.2 pounds and measuring nearly 1.5 ft. long, was likely dumped in the lake by an aquarium owner. The fish is one of about 15 found in a certain part of Lake Tahoe.
Scientists are concerned as goldfish are considered an invasive species that could wreak havoc on Lake Tahoe’s ecosystem.
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