Rufus the carrot-munching pacu fish was a celebrity at Bahooka tiki restaurant in Rosemead. He's 37 now; his fins are fraying and his face is scarred. The restaurant closed in March, and its owners aren't sure what will become of Rufus and the other aquatic creatures that are being maintained in the darkened establishment. "Rufus is an icon. Everybody knows him," said the founder of a group that has helped raise money for his move. "And for people who live in the San Gabriel Valley, Rufus is like their childhood."
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