Carp eat Poop!

There are hundreds of invasive species in the United States including the Asian big head and silver carp. Ecologists are doing their best to keep them out of the Great Lakes, but it is a losing battle. One reason is that carp will eat about anything. Although they prefer to eat plankton, they will cruise the river bed and scoop up anything that is floating about such as fish or mussel excrement. These fish are out performing native fish and could overwhelm the lake environment if not stopped. See the pictures and read more at: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/mussel-poop-diet-could-fuel-invasive-carp-spread-across-lake-michigan



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