Three-Eyed Fish Caught Near Nuclear Plant

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  1. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Remember 'Blinky' from the Simpsons? Well here is his real life counterpart that was recently pulled out of a lake in Argentina that happens to reside next to a nuclear power plant. This lake is actually a reservoir that receives hot water discharged from the plant. The fisherman were surprised by this fish as they have never seen anything like it. I think I am surprised they were fishing there in the first place.

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  3. evolved

    evolved Wrasse Freak

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    And they've probably been eating those fish for years. *shiver*
     
  4. malac0da13

    malac0da13 Torch Coral

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    There really *shouldn't* be any radioactivity in the water and I would assume the three eyes is just a random mutation like a two headed cow or Siamese twins. Would I eat out of the lake? Heck no but I also wouldn't eat anything out of the river or canal 100yrds from my house lol.

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    project1 Spaghetti Worm

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    that and fish along with amphibians are pretty easly mutated by anything because their bodies absorb so much... kinda looks like a snake head
     
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    maybe its an evolution. would be much harder for an eagle to swoop and catch this guy.
    lol - scary ass teeth too
     
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    malac0da13 Torch Coral

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    The water going in and out of the plant never actually come into contact with the radioactive material. There is water that does but that is supposed to stay contained and separate.

    http://science.howstuffworks.com/nuclear-power2.htm

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    Moxtrain Peppermint Shrimp

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    Fukushima went (originally) because the water wasn't being circulated not because it wasn't present.
     
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    mati_L Fire Shrimp

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    im from argentina, something else for us to just show off lol jk that is really insane
     
  12. Todd100

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    Oh, that makes sense. So other than this specimen from Argentina, Japan is the main place that the deepwater, expensive, and rare "Blinky" fish will be collected and sold. We never get those cool fish in the U.S.:angry: