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Lake Ontario grass carp of captive origins, study finds

A study released last year confirmed that captured Asian grass carp caught in Ontario were of captive, rather than wild origins.

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Two grass carp caught in Great Lakes

Two grass carp were captured in Ontario this summer, OFAH’s Invading Species Awareness Program (ISAP) confirmed.

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Grass carp targeted

Unique effort shows invasive grass carp could be eliminated from the Great Lakes, if a planned attack against the species works as intended.

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No Asian carp found in Great Lakes

No Asian carp were found in the Great Lakes during this year’s early detection surveillance, but experts say Grass carp – the only species of Asian carp found in Ontario waters to date – remains the most imminent threat.

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Fertile invasive grass carp caught in Lake Erie

Although a fertile grass carp, a species of Asian carp, caught in Lake Erie is a cause for concern it shouldn’t be seen as the first wave of an invasion of the giant invasive fish.

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Grass carp spawning in Lake Erie watershed

Evidence has been found of grass carp naturally reproducing in a Great Lakes tributary.