Asian Carp Quickly Advancing Toward the Great Lakes

EcoWatch: The leading edge of the Asian carp invasion in Illinois has advanced dramatically, with spawning moving nearly 100 miles upstream this year to within 25 miles of an electric barrier that is the last line of defense guarding Lake Michigan and the Great Lakes beyond. Data collected by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources in June shows that verified spawning of Asian carp--a key indicator of a viable Asian carp population and its ability to out-compete native fish species--has moved to within......

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