“We think that is the ultimate solution to diminish the numbers of the carp,” Thompson said. “We’re never going to eradicate them.”
“There are a number of [invasive] species that have been in the basin for some time now and have caused considerable economic damage.”
Officials hope the plant could help control the populations of silver carp and bighead carp.
One metro east group is turning an asian carp problem into a profit.
Corps of Engineers to release solutions to Asian carp problem. .
“With jobs at stake and the ecology of our waters at risk, this national coalition will make our message loud and clear: It is time to shut down the invasive species highway.”
If we can get past the name `carp’ and the perception … we can prove this is going to be a highly nutritious, cheap meal.”
Expert: Phenomenon is not unusual, especially after a long, cold winter.