#ERestorationTips – Restoration Tip 236

When the number of invasive common carp was successfully reduced through a restoration project in the Hamilton Harbour, the niche was taken over by goldfish set free or flushed down the toilet by area residents.

Learn more about how the Department of Fisheries and Oceans is tracking the goldfish and the impacts this has on native fish species here.

Image courtesy of Jess Robichaud

Read all the past Restoration Tips created by students in the University of Saskatchewan’s SLC 350 class here.