CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A small fish commonly found in pet stores and purchased for home aquariums has become an invasive problem in a Twin Cities lake.
The Carver County Water Management Organizations recently removed an estimated 50,000 goldfish from an inlet connected to Big Woods Lake, which is part of the Grace Chain of Lakes in Chaska.READ MORE: Gay 90's Disputes Woman's Claim That She Was Nearly Kidnapped From Minneapolis Bar
The organization’s spokeswoman Madeline Seveland says the most like scenario is that someone released goldfish into the lake and the hardy fish began to multiply.READ MORE: Towns, Edwards Push Timberwolves To 100-98 Win Over Pacers
Last week’s massive haul of goldfish from the inlet is part of a three-year plant to manage and study the species.MORE NEWS: Tips For Controlling Screen Time For Kids And Teenagers Addicted To Video Games
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