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Warren County, New York, introduces bass in attempt to counter invasive goldfish near Lake George

Jake Dunkley from the Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District stocks a largemouth bass in a pond near Lake George in New York to introduce a predator to eat goldfish that were dumped in the pond. (Photo by Don Lehman)

Goldfish may look harmless in your child’s aquarium, but released into a watershed, those cute little orange fish can cause major problems for native species and water quality.
So, when a school of goldfish appeared in a pond just a few hundred yards from Lake George in New York last year, the organizations that watch out for the lake were concerned. They set out to eradicate the fish from the pond, but unfortunately it turned out to be easier said than done to eliminate them all.

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