Tag Archive: grass carp

Feb 15

Grass carp putting down roots

There are extensive efforts underway to keep invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. But one variety has already been popping up there for over 30 years. For decades, people have used sterilized grass carp to control pond vegetation. Over time, some of those fish have escaped to the Great Lakes. Because they could …

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Oct 28

Carp Against Aquatic Weeds

  Chinese Grass Carp are an effective, low-cost method of removing weeds from ponds. Transcript of the Audio Podcast: The gluttonous grass carp… on this CurrentCast. Like a PacMan devouring dots, the Chinese Grass Carp eats aquatic plants, ridding ponds of invasive weeds. The fish are used in several states to control problem plants like …

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