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Is it possible to eradicate Asian carp once they are in an area?

Eradicating an established population of Asian carp would be extremely difficult and expensive, if possible at all.

Potential control methods include the use of fish poisons, physical barriers, physical removal, habitat alteration, or the addition of predators, parasites, or pathogens. Research on Asian carp control is ongoing and documents on the subject are provided through the Invasive Carp Regional Coordinating Committee website.

Learn more: USGS Invasive Species Program - Asian Carp

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