Gallery: Frankenfish Threatening Local Aquatic Life Has NY Environmenta...

There’s something fishy going on in a Central Park lake, and environmental officials aren’t too happy about it. Officials are on the hunt for an invasive and toothy predator known as the northern snakehead fish that is wreaking havoc on the local ecosystem. This super fish, native to China, Russia and Korea, can live out of water for days in certain conditions and it tends to prey voraciously on other fish, frogs, crayfish and other aquatic species. Its existence in our waters is so disruptive that New York State prohibits the possession, sale and live transport of snakehead fish and their viable eggs.

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1 Comment

  1. Acote May 1, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    What’s being done to the fish with those pliers??