Oversized Goldfish Are Taking Over One Minnesota Lake Causing Issues For Local Fish

Oversized Goldfish Are Taking Over One Minnesota Lake Causing Issues For Local Fish

Large goldfish, released by pet owners into bodies of water, are contributing to poor water quality in some lakes and ponds in Minnesota.

Burnsville, Minn., officials have urged residents and owners of pet goldfish, not to dispose of them in local lakes, warning doing so causes major environmental impacts.

(Image credit: City of Burnsville, Minn.)