Have you ever dumped your goldfish in Hamilton Harbour? Here's the bad news: it's been breeding.
at the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) have counted as many as two
million large and small goldfish this year, fish that are likely
descendants of people dropping unwanted pets in the water.
Now there are so many that they're throwing another wrench into attempts to rehabilitate the bay.
year, the RBG team has counted as many as 2,500 large goldfish and two
million young, said Tys Theysmeyer, head of natural lands with the Royal
Botanical Gardens (RBG). They seem to be thriving thanks to climate
change, and poor water conditions that have discouraged native species
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