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Grass carp eradication program continues in Ohio

Grass carp seem to love the shallow waters of Lake Erie’s Western Basin. Ohio natural resource authorities along with federal partners continue to work to keep the invasive species out of the lake. (Photo courtesy International Joint Commission)

A foreign fish once considered a harmless migrant to the United States is getting additional attention from the Ohio Division of Wildlife (DOW) in order to control its numbers and threats to Lake Erie.
Grass carp, a variety of carp from the Far East, seem to love the shallow waters of the lake’s Western Basin, as well as its tributary streams, according to John Navarro, a DOW fisheries program administrator.

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