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Jumping Asian Carp in Southern Waterways

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

Officials in the Iowa Great Lakes Area are considering installing an electric fence to keep out Asian Carp, which made their way up the Missouri River during last year’s flooding. Asian Carp are a fish that are famous for jumping out of the water, and can injure boaters and skiers. But it’s not just a problem for the Iowa Great Lakes. Chad Dolan, Fisheries Biologist at Lake Darling State Park, says there is carp our in our area waterways too, especially in the southern portion of Southeast Iowa.

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