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Development of an age estimation method for Grass Carp from North America

November 10, 2020

The development of a reliable method of age estimation for Grass Carp is necessary for the successful management of this invasive species. Multiple federal and state agencies with assistance from commercial fishers collected adult Grass Carp from 2012 to 2018. Ossified parts were collected from these fish, and age estimates from them were compared to develop an age estimation method. Here we provide the data used in that effort.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2020
Title Development of an age estimation method for Grass Carp from North America
DOI 10.5066/P99ZC08Q
Authors Patrick Kocovsky, Makayla Q Kelso
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Great Lakes Science Center

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