Snakehead scare: Fishing for answers

todd-murphy-snakehead-jpg-20150815Snakeheads, invasive fish originally from Asia, are breeding machines that can grow to be very long and wipe out local species. They were first discovered 13 years ago in a Crofton pond, where someone had likely dumped them.In an effort to stop them from spreading, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources sprayed chemicals in the pond to kill them off. Two years later, sightings of snakeheads surfaced in the Potomac watershed in Maryland and Virginia. “These have major, major teeth,” Masters said as she gawked at the fish on Norman’s tray. Read the rest here 09:10

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