Asian Carp and the Great Lakes Region

Description:

This report provides an overview of four species of non-indigenous Asian carp that are expanding their range in U.S. waterways, resulting in a variety of concerns and problems. This report details the environmental and economic threats from this invasion, as well as ways to combat the spread of Asian carp in U.S. water.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: January 23, 2014
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Stern, Charles V.

Specialist in Natural Resources Policy

Creator (Author):
Upton, Harold F.

Analyst in Natural Resources Policy

Creator (Author):
Brougher, Cynthia

Legislative Attorney

Publisher Info:
Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 23, 2014
Coverage:
Place
United States
Description:

This report provides an overview of four species of non-indigenous Asian carp that are expanding their range in U.S. waterways, resulting in a variety of concerns and problems. This report details the environmental and economic threats from this invasion, as well as ways to combat the spread of Asian carp in U.S. water.

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28 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
Format: Text