GOLDFISH

Hundreds of goldfish found in Moorhead culvert

The Minnesota DNR says the goldfish are considered an invasive species

GOLDFISH 2 MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Aaron Holte sent us these pictures after spotting a bunch of goldfish in a culvert on the Minnesota State Community and Technical College campus in Moorhead. It’s along 28th Avenue South from 8th to 20th streets. By the time our crew arrived, we only spotted one fish. The Minnesota DNR says 275 goldfish considered…

Giant goldfish recently found in Minnesota lake causing concerns

MINNESOTA & NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – “From parakeets to rabbits to goldfish,” recalled North Dakota Game and Fish Biologist Doug Leier; we’re hearing more and more these days about unwanted pets ending up on the streets. Well, unwanted pet goldfish are ending up in public lakes. That’s a problem because, “We get concerned about the potential for viruses, the potential…

Giant goldfish are causing problems in Twin Cities

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Officials in a Twin Cities suburb say they’re finding more giant goldfish, prompting a plea to stop dumping unwanted fish into ponds and lakes, which is illegal in Minnesota. The goldfish, which grow to the size of a football, compete with native species for food and increase algae in lakes. Burnsville officials found 10 fish in Keller…