asian carp

Asian Carp and the Great Lakes
About two weeks ago a live 8 pound, 28 inch long silver carp was caught beyond the Lake Michigan barriers off the coast of Chicago according to a Detroit Free Press article.
That silver carp capture was only the second time since 2010 that an Asian carp was caught beyond the electronic barriers
Keeping Out the Carp
According to Fox 11 Online, government agencies plan to spend nearly $60 million over the next two years in the battle to prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, where scientists say they could unravel food chains and harm native fish.