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Snakehead Fish Fair Game for Washington Anglersi
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Steve Baragona
June 07, 2012 11:51 AM
An Asian invader is threatening to take over the waters outside Washington. An invasive species of fish called the snakehead arrived here about a decade ago, and its numbers have been growing ever since. Now, wildlife officials are taking an unusual step to blunt the invasion and protect native species. They are encouraging fishermen to fish the snakeheads -- to extinction. VOA’s Steve Baragona has more.

Snakehead Fish Fair Game for Washington Anglers

Published June 07, 2012

An Asian invader is threatening to take over the waters outside Washington. An invasive species of fish called the snakehead arrived here about a decade ago, and its numbers have been growing ever since. Now, wildlife officials are taking an unusual step to blunt the invasion and protect native species. They are encouraging fishermen to fish the snakeheads -- to extinction. VOA’s Steve Baragona has more.