Thursday, October 10, 2019

'Kill it immediately': Invasive fish that can breathe air, survive on land found in Georgia

An invasive fish has been marked for death in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division confirmed someone found a northern snakehead in a pond on private property in Gwinnett County, marking the first time the invasive fish has been found in the state, according to the DNR. The department's advice for what Georgia residents should do upon finding a northern snakehead, which can breathe air, is simple. First, residents should not release the fish. Secondly, "Kill it immediately (remember, it can survive on land) and freeze it."...MORE

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