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Forest Preserve District Researchers Assist with the Effort to Protect the Great Lakes from Asian Carp

By at August 30, 2012 | 10:24 am | 0 Comment

Forest Preserve District Researchers Assist with the Effort to Protect the Great Lakes from Asian Carp

The Great Lakes ecosystems remain under a significant threat from Asian carp. These unwelcome invaders can crowd out other fish species by outcompeting them for food resources. The carp have already overrun parts of the Illinois River, in some cases, accounting for more than 90% of the fish biomass. The presence of Asian carp in the Great Lakes could have devastating more...

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