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Facts About Invasive Bighead and Silver Carps

Imported from China in the 1970s, these fish thrive in the Mississippi and Missouri river systems and have become undesirable pests, competing with native fish species.

by Chapman, Duane C.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3033
Related topics:
Community ecology, Fish, Invasive species
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