Mammoth Amur spotted in AZ Canal

Have you seen the massive fish in SRP’s Arizona Canal?

ARCADIA, AZ — This morning, while performing routine maintenance along the canal banks near Arizona Falls, SRP crews discovered a rare Mammoth Amur fish “about the size of a well-fed barracuda” swimming and eating vegetation in the Arizona Canal.

“I’ve seen some big fish in the canals over the years, but nothing even close to that scale,” said Ted Wattson, Director of SRP’s Fish-Herding and Aquatic Resources Maintenance department.

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