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Study: Asian carp in Lake Erie wouldn’t hurt perch, walleyes

By Howard Meyerson Grand Rapids, MI – A new study published in the Journal of Conservation Biology reports the combined conclusions of a panel of U.S. and Canadian fisheries experts that bighead and silver carp would have little negative effect … Continue reading

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State continues to prepare for arrival of Asian Carp

By Howard Meyerson ST. JOSEPH –  State fisheries personnel were out in force on the St. Joseph River this week looking to refine techniques for finding Asian Carp. Neither Silver nor Bighead Carp have been found in the river, but state officials … Continue reading

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Asian Carp DNA Study Finds Other Causes than Live Fish

By Howard Meyerson Federal scientists studying the origins of Asian carp DNA found in the Great Lakes, particularly in the Chicago Area Waterway system, ground zero in the politically heated debate about separating Lake Michigan from the Mississippi River Basin, … Continue reading

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Originally posted on All Things Great Lakes:
An Illinois radio station recently produced a news story about how anglers can help rein in the Asian carp population in the Illinois River by fishing the heck out of the species. It’s…

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Tracking Invasives on the Net

A new cyber strategy is being employed to combat the spread of invasive species in the Great Lakes region – using a web crawler to search the Internet for outlets that are selling invasive fish, plants and other species. The … Continue reading

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Asian carp barrier near Chicago had power failure

Two electric barriers near Chicago that are used to keep Asian carp out of Lake Michigan lost power for 13 minutes last week, the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reported today on JS online. The incident was the second time the … Continue reading

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