The black carp, one of four invasive species of carp in North America, has made it into the Mississippi River basin.
Tag: Invasive Species
Great Lakes freighters may have to treat ballast water to curb invasives
Ballast rules for ocean-going vessels to limit invasive species work; adding rules for local freighters would cost hundreds of millions of dollars, the industry says.
Posted inEnvironment, Murky Waters, Water Watch Wisconsin
Water-cleaning crustacean devoured by new predator in Lake Mendota
Daphnia, tiny crustaceans in Lake Mendota that graze on algae, and their good works are in danger. Each year their population is now crashing in the late summer as they are decimated by a voracious new predator called the spiny waterflea.