Story: Coarse fish

Dead koi carp (1st of 3)

Dead koi carp

Department of Conservation worker Tom Rouse stands with a collection of dead koi carp in Palmerston North. A local landowner found the fish in an ornamental pond on her Awahuri farm. The pond was drained, exposing 216 koi, some up to 45 centimetres long.

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Bob McDowall, 'Coarse fish - Introductions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 May 2024)

Story by Bob McDowall, published 24 Nov 2008