Kōrero: Coarse fish

‘Stop the spread’

‘Stop the spread’

Some introduced fish, including rudd, catfish and koi carp, are regarded as pests because they damage freshwater environments. This sign in North Canterbury, put up by the Department of Conservation, asks people to help in stopping the spread of rudd, koi carp, gambusia and catfish. In Canterbury coarse fish species have been illegally spread to ponds by anglers.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Department of Conservation
Reference: 10059740
Photograph by Ferne McKenzie

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bob McDowall, 'Coarse fish - Introductions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15672/stop-the-spread (accessed 26 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Bob McDowall, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008