Wednesday, September 21, 2016

"Flood Discharge Carries Nearly Ten Thousand Tons of Carnivorous Farm Sturgeons into Yangtze Waters"


A hydroelectric plant in Hubei may have started an ecological crisis when a flood discharge disrupted sturgeon net cages used for fish farming. Nearly ten thousand tons of non-native and crossbred sturgeons escaped from their cage


They’ll progressively push other fish out of the ecosystem, ultimately replacing them all together.