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Facts About Invasive Bighead and Silver Carps

May 13, 2010

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists at the Columbia Environmental Research Center (CERC), Columbia, Missouri, carry out basic and applied research on the ecology of invasive fishes in the Missouri and Mississippi river basins. Emphasis is placed on improving understanding of the life cycles of bighead and silver carp to provide information needed to manage these aggressively invasive species. USGS scientists collaborate with Federal and State management agencies and universities, nationally and internationally, to fill critical science information gaps.

Publication Year 2010
Title Facts About Invasive Bighead and Silver Carps
DOI 10.3133/fs20103033
Authors Duane Chapman
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2010-3033
Index ID fs20103033
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Columbia Environmental Research Center