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Old 02-20-2013, 01:06 PM   #1

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Default GIant Goldfish being caught in lakes all over the world!

And will wreck havoc. Lake Tahoe has thousands!

Monster goldfish are breeding in Lake Tahoe

Christine Ngai, of the University of Nevada, Reno, was among the researchers who found the first goldfish during a survey of invasive fish in the lake.

“You just see this bright golden orange thing starting to float up, and you’re like, what is that? And then you take a net and you scoop it up and you’re like, it’s a goldfish,” Ngai said of the initial discovery.

Ngai had heard stories from fishing guides about large goldfish, but they were the first to document the species.

“Then when I saw it -- I was like, oh ... it exists," Ngai added.

Ngai said the crew was surprised not just to find the fish, but to see how big they are.

"It’s not your average-size goldfish. So, you’re like, is that real? Oh, it's real," she told KCRA 3. "It’s alive.”

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