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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.

Fish wasting in Great Lakes' depths due in part to algae blooms
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Winds can leave Erie pike eggs high and dry

Winds may be responsible for low pike egg survival on Lake Erie, according to Nathan Stott, a Ph.D student at Bowling Green State U. in Ohio.

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Province invests in Great Lakes plastic pollution fight

The province is investing $375,000 in Pollution Probe, an effort to help combat plastic pollution in Ontario’s Great Lakes and tributaries.

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Lower Great Lakes hit record high temperatures

Record high temperatures in two Canadian Great Lakes could have an impact on the future of the fishery, if the trend continues.

Lake Ontario under review for water levels
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Some relief from record high Great Lakes levels

Boaters and anglers are seeing some relief from the record high lake levels that plagued the Great Lakes over the last two years.

Fish wasting in Great Lakes' depths due in part to algae blooms
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Fish wasting in Great Lakes’ depths

Fish populations are declining in all but one of the Great Lakes, due in part to invasive species, says The Great Lakes Science Advisory Board (SAB).

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More microplastics in Erie than previously thought: study

A mathematical-based modeling study at the Rochester Institute of Technology concluded there are more microplastics in Lake Erie than previously thought.

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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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Nematodes threaten Ontario’s beech trees

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has discovered nematodes are spreading beech leaf disease throughout Ontario.