weedfish

weedfish

where a fish, e.g. carp, escapes from a fish farming habitat and populates a natural environment where it destroys natural breeding habitats of native fish.
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Juvenile Bluethroat Wrasse Notolabrus tectricus up to 15 cm long were a common prey, and one other fish taken appeared to be a Crested Weedfish Cristiceps australis, which occurred in the permanent tide pools.