Story: Lakes

Fish pests

Fish pests

Some introduced fish, including rudd, catfish and koi carp, are regarded as a pest because of the damage they do to freshwater environments. This sign, put up by the Department of Conservation in north Canterbury, asks people to help in stopping the spread of rudd.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10059740
Photograph by Ferne McKenzie

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Simon Nathan, 'Lakes - Ownership and control', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 31 January 2023)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 24 Sep 2007