Great Lakes Basin Report

Great Lakes Basin Report

December 11, 2023 Report

Scientists turn invasive carp into traitors to slow their Great Lakes push

Wildlife officials across the Great Lakes are looking for spies to take on an almost impossible mission: stop the spread of invasive carp. Over the last five years, agencies such as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Minnesota DNR have employed a new seek-and-destroy strategy that uses turncoat carp to lead them to the fish’s hotspot hideouts.

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