Asian great lakes are low in mercury because they do not eat other fish. Because of their filter-feeding habits, they are difficult to capture by normal angling methods. In the US, Asian carp are considered to be invasive species. The solution to world peace and Asian carp? The National Law Review.
Journal of Freshwater Ecology. While "scores" of fish were killed, only one carp was found, near Lockport Lock and Dam and nearly six miles below the electronic barriers.
Retrieved 31 July On January 1, the Ontario government also filed a lawsuit alongside the American states in an American court to stop the dumping of Asian carp into the Great Lakes, a potentially damaging act to the fishing industry of Canada.
Meager catch heartens officials worried over invasive species' spread" by Joel Hood, Chicago Tribune , December 4, In the late 19th century, it was distributed widely throughout the United States by the United States Fish Commission as a foodfish. Healthy Lakes Healthy Lives.
Fish and Wildlife service, reports have consistently denied the Asian carp poses a threat. Archived from the original on 3 August
A study, released in , detailed the devastating potential of a possible carp invasion on Lake Erie. Included in this legislation is the requirement for the Army Corp of Engineers to shut down the Upper St.