Are Goldfish Harming the Great Lakes?
The adorable pet-friendly Goldfish most Americans are familiar with have found a new home, Lake Ontario. Roughly 40-50 million Goldfish are estimated to inhabit Lake Ontario, growing concerns that the fish are now harming the ecosystem. In recent years, the number of Goldfish living in freshwater have been doubling and tripling. Last year, goldfish began raising concerns as ponds in St. Albert, Ontario were found to have Goldfish in abundant numbers, forcing the City of St. Albert to kill as many of the fish as possible.More