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Tags: goldfish

Views: 146
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September 1, 2020

Description

Goldfish are a harmful aquatic invasive species and can be found across Alberta – this distribution map depicts the locations found within the province. Goldfish invade aquatic ecosystems and pose severe threats to aquatic habitats and native fish populations.


Views: 182
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June 1, 2019

Description

One-page infographic presenting facts on the problems associated with releasing goldfish in Alberta waterbodies.


Views: 158
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May 1, 2019

Description

One-page infographic presenting facts on the problems associated with Prussian carp in Alberta waterbodies.


Views: 493
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February 1, 2018

Description

Under the Fisheries (Alberta) Act, a prohibited species list has been created that has 52 species of aquatic invasive fish, plants and invertebrates – all of which are now illegal to be imported, sold, transported or possessed in Alberta. Individuals releasing prohibited species into public...


Views: 3020
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February 1, 2018

Description

Aquatic invasive species are non-native animals or plants that can cause economic or environmental harm in waterways where they are introduced. Prussian Carp, a type of wild goldfish, is a harmful aquatic invasive species and has recently been found in Alberta. The species invades aquatic...


Views: 153
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August 1, 2016

Description

Series of posters to support the Don't Let It Loose campaign to educate Albertans on the unwanted effects of releasing aquatic invasive species into Alberta waters. which leads to increasing competition for resources while potentially spreading disease to native species.