The disease reportedly won’t harm other fish because it specifically targets carp.
Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center
Researchers are also trying to determine how the invasive plants and animals are spreading from lake to lake.
Lake Minnetonka study, the first known field test of its kind in the country, is in its second year.
Researchers found that the total biomass of carp in the sub-watershed is approximately five times greater than a threshold that was previously identified to cause severe ecological impacts.