Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 20, 2022

Invasive black carp established in parts of the Mississippi River basin

The U.S. Geological Survey reports

Black carp, which are an invasive fish species in North America, are now known to be established in the wild in parts of the Mississippi River basin. A new study co-authored by the U.S. Geological Survey is the first to identify an established population—meaning they are naturally reproducing and living to adulthood— of wild black carp in any location across the U.S.

Read more at Invasive black carp established in parts of the Mississippi River basin | U.S. Geological Survey


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