Several species of heavy-bodied cyprinid fishes are collectively known in the United States as Asian carp. Cyprinids from the Indian subcontinent—for example.
Asian carp are slowly making their way up the Mississippi River and its lakes and rivers that they infest because they out-compete other fish.
point in an aquatic pathway between the lake and the carp-infested Illinois Although only a few live Asian carp have been found past the.
Since the 1970s invasive Asian carp have steadily migrated north into the U.S. Midwest, infesting the watersheds of the Mississippi, Missouri.
Introduced to control weeds and parasites in aquaculture, Asian carp have been crowding out native fish, compromising water quality and.