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Bluegills overrunning Japan! Threatening native species!

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7094048.stm

Found this link on the bbc. Its about Bluegills that were gifted to the Emperor of Japan 50 years ago, some escaped and are now running amok throughoutt Japan.

Sounds like a few of the stunted metro lakes.... smile.gif

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Just a little payback for the carp. grin.gif

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Can we take the sunnies back and they can have all the carp and milfoil they gave us?

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It sounds like they would gladly make that trade too. If only it were that easy.

Made me think of the old saying though,"one mans terrorist is another mans freedom fighter." But that may not really apply to fish.

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Just a little payback for the carp


Good one!

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Can we take the sunnies back and they can have all the carp and milfoil they gave us?


Keep the milfoil, I know its bad for native veggies, but wow that stuff holds fish! smile.gif

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Yes sir. Make no mistake gentleman. The North American Sunfish is one of the most aggressive fishes on the planet.

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They don't complain about their non-native largemouth bass.

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Don't forget the other little gift - the snakeheads that are invading the east...nastier than snot rockets and muskies.

Daze Off

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Actually I have heard complaints about the Largemouth bass along with the 'gills.

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Good thing Greenies like them thar Sunnies and Gills. wink.gif

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