Radioactive Goldfish Discovered At Ohio Nuclear Power Plant

radioactive goldfish

No word on an eye count. Russia Today reports:

Two radioactive goldfish were found swimming in a juice pitcher of nuclear reactor water in an underground steam tunnel at an Ohio power plant. Investigators are baffled as to how the radioactive fish remained unnoticed in the ‘secure’ facility.

Investigators from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and officials of the plant, which is operated by FirstEnergy Corp., have been looking through surveillance tapes to try to identify who was responsible for leaving the radioactive goldfish in the tunnel on May 2.

The fishy tale has served as an embarrassment for the plant, which has already come under scrutiny for a case in which four contractors were exposed to life-threatening hard radiation in 2011. The plant has also been scutinized for a serious lack of security.

  • DeepCough

    Name them “Blinky.”

  • BuzzCoastin

    glow in the dark radioactive goldfish
    not as good as the Cuyahoga catching fire
    but right up there
    hey ho way to go Ohio

  • Rex Vestri

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  • Anarchy Pony

    How did I know there would be immediate references about Blinky, the three eyed fish from The Simpsons? Because great minds think alike.