Analysis of water samples taken from several locations on the Muskingum River in Ohio last fall have tested positive for the presence of Asian carp environmental DNA, also known as eDNA.
Federal plans to keep Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes will take too long to implement.
A report is not a plan, and a plan is needed to combat the Asian carp that appear ready to invade the Great Lakes, say some elected officials of a long-awaited report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Scientists said they have documented for the first time that an Asian carp species has successfully reproduced within the Great Lakes watershed, an ominous development in the struggle to slam the door on the hungry invaders that could threaten native fish.
Was it a bird, was it a plane – or was it a real life Asian carp?
First time ever within Great Lakes watershed
First time ever within the Great Lakes watershed
Wildlife officials and researchers have been testing the waters of an eastern Ohio river for the invasive Asian carp even though there are no signs of it yet.
Report suggests accidental stocking
Congressional momentum is building for a plan to close the Upper St. Anthony Lock and Dam in Minneapolis to impede the northward migration of Asian carp.
Fish tops 60 pounds
225 samples taken from Maumee River, 100 from Sandusky River for test
The $50 million federal plan released recently for keeping Asian carp out of the Great Lakes did include measures to prevent the fish from jumping the continental divide from the Wabash River system over to the Lake Erie basin via the Maumee River.
A $50 million federal plan released last week for keeping hungry Asian carp from reaching the valuable fish populations of the Great Lakes calls for reinforcing electrical and other barriers
Ohio and Kentucky fishery officials are taking a hard look at part of the Ohio River in search of the invasive Asian carp.
The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) is helping fund efforts to prevent the potentially dangerous invasion of bighead and silver carp (also known as Asian carp) into the rivers, streams, and lakes in the Muskingum River Watershed.
Fishermen are on the hunt in western Kentucky for a pesky fish whose exploding population has infested lakes and tributaries all along the Mississippi River.
A comprehensive plan that puts in place guidelines and goals for all things aquatic on the Upper Mississippi River National Fish and Wildlife Refuge is nearly set for adoption, according to federal officials.
A 47-pound bighead carp was caught in a seine net by commercial fishermen on Nov. 16 in Lake Pepin near Frontenac, according to the Minnesota DNR
A lesser-known Asian carp snafu in Illinois illustrates the need for NR 40, the Wisconsin DNR’s invasive species rule created in 2009
Asian carp eDNA turns up in bay and river
Lansing — Fisheries officials are trying to track down vectors for Asian carp into Lake Erie after eDNA tests conducted this summer showed more signs of silver carp in Maumee and Sandusky bays.
Part of ongoing search for invasive fish in Erie
On July 30-31, the Ohio DNR, Michigan DNR, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers collected 150 water samples from the Sandusky Bay and Sandusky River
On July 30-31, the Ohio DNR, Michigan DNR, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers collected 150 water samples from the Sandusky Bay and Sandusky River.
After a week of intensive electrofishing and gill netting activities officials have found no bighead or silver Asian carps in western Lake Erie