This northern snakehead fish that Georgia wildlife officials are telling fishermen to “kill immediately” is the scariest thing I have seen come from the water since that woman opened a can of tuna and saw a tiny alien creature staring back at her.
Look at that thing!
According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ web site if someone happens to run into one of these evil creatures they should do the following…
1. DO NOT RELEASE IT.
2. Kill it immediately and freeze it. They can survive on land.
3. If possible, take pictures of the fish. Include close ups of its mouth, fins and tail.
4. Note where it was caught like the waterbody, landmarks or GPS coordinates.
5. Immediately report it to your regional Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division Fisheries Office.
I did NOT add the RED type. That is how the Georgia DNR had it on their site. This is damn serious, people. This fish’s nicknames are “Frankenfish” and “Fishzilla.”
They have a long dorsal fin that runs along their whole back, and a dark brown blotchy appearance. Northern snakeheads can get up to three feet in length. They can also breathe air allowing them to survive on land and in low oxygenated systems.
Wait… back up… they can ALSO BREATHE AIR? What the hell kind of mutant fish is this?!
“We have boots on the ground here, and we’re trying to understand the magnitude of the problem,” Hunter Roop of the DNR told WSB-TV.
The snakehead is at the top of the food chain and has no natural predators in Georgia.
“They would be competing among all the stripe, spotted bass, all of the catfish,” Hawkins said. “It wouldn’t be a very good thing.”
The snakehead can reach 3 feet in length and can survive on land for up to four days.
We’re going to need more than boots on the ground here, people. I think we may have to just dynamite the state of Georgia right off the map.
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