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‘Nothing will be safe’: Fears after 20,000 ‘ravenous’ fish escape fish farm in Australia

There are fears thousands of “ravenous” kingfish that escaped a government jointly run fish farm in Australia will devastate a marine park’s wild fish population. Up to 17,000 predatory yellowtail kingfish, used to being fed automatically, are now hunting in marine park waters off Port Stephens, NSW. Last week, 20,000 of the fish escaped from a fish-farm sea cage, described as a “fortress pen”, that was destroyed in rough seas. About 3000 fish have been recaptured. >click here to read< 10:26