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‘Frankenfish’: Why school projects are a threat to the Great Lakes

May 5, 2013 – 8:12 am |
/ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Database Northern snakehead.

NIAGARA FALLS, ONT.—If there were a public enemy no. 1 in the world of invasive fish, the northern snakehead might fit the bill.

Not only are they fierce carnivores with no …

A Delicacy on Chinatown Plates, but a Killer in Water

May 5, 2013 – 12:19 am |
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation The snakehead fish is prized for its healing properties in China, but has been illegal to import to the United States since 2002.

The walls in the basement of a building in Brooklyn’s Chinatown were whitewashed, and boxes of cleaning supplies were stacked on the red tile floor. But beneath the disinfectant smell, …

Invasive predator fish that can live outside water hunted in Central Park

April 30, 2013 – 9:48 pm |
(Ed Wray/AP)

Environmental officials are set to conduct a survey of a Central Park lake for the northern snakehead, an invasive predator fish that can live out of water for days.
According to …