Prussian carp and goldfish are aquatic invasive species found in Southern Alberta and Saskatchewan. Considering the threat they pose to Alberta’s aquatic ecosystems, Prussian carp and goldfish should not be returned to the water if they are caught, and understanding their distribution is vital. Efforts to track the population status of these invasive fish would normally be costly and time-consuming, however, there are >270,000 anglers in Alberta who may be able to assist in these efforts.
Anglers like yourself reporting sightings of Prussian carp and goldfish is important for understanding the distribution of these invasive species, and thus controlling the populations.
Email the details of your sighting or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or submit the form below to report your sighting: