"Aquarium Dumping Linked To Giant Tahoe Goldfish"

"You're going to need a bigger fishbowl.

Scientists searching for invasive species in Lake Tahoe scooped up a bright orange goldfish measuring nearly a foot and a half long and weighing more than 4 pounds, according to the website Live Science. ...

Environmental scientist Sudeep Chandra says a survey has uncovered a 'nice corner' of the lake where about 15 other giant goldfish were living, apparently after being dumped there by aquarium owners."

Scott Neuman reports for NPR February 22, 2013.

Monday, February 25, 2013