Catch of the day: 50,000 goldfish removed from Carver County waterway

Goldfish haven’t gotten as much attention as invasive carp, but they are causing significant problems in parts of Europe, Canada, and Australia as well as the United States, said Peter Sorensen, a fisheries biologist professor at the University of Minnesota.

“It just hasn’t reached a high level of awareness,” he said. “They don’t jump and knock people out of boats and break bones. But it’s a global issue.”

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