bighead carp


Also found in: Wikipedia.

bighead carp

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
2) Bighead carp fry hatched in the amount of 2 000 000 units (two million units)
Caption: Author Will Brantley hoists a bighead carp into the boat.
Silver and bighead carp, imported from Asia in the 1970s, have made their way up the Mississippi and its tributaries, including the Illinois River, which leads to Lake Michigan.
In 2011, John Anfinson, chief of resource management for the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, learned that silver carp and bighead carp were making a dramatic advance up the Mississippi River and sounded the alarm with key federal and state agencies.
Backed by local investors and a Chinese investment group, which put up the initial $5 million for the project, the 130,000-squarefoot plant will process invasive silver and bighead carp culled from the Mississippi and Illinois rivers for sale in the Chinese market.
Eight species found in Big Creek were absent from its tributaries: Longnose Gar (Lepisosteus osseus), Gizzard Shad (Dorosoma cepedianum), Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella), Silver Carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix), Bighead Carp (H.
Later chapters cover topics such as alternative methods for snail control in aquaculture ponds, a heuristic tool for predicting dispersal of bighead carp in the Mississippi River system, an electric fish dispersal barrier in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, and a theoretical strategy for eradication of Asian carp using a Trojan Y chromosome to shift the sex ratio of the population.
Armed with lightweight compound bows, archers shoot the fish either as they jump (in the case of the silver carp) or while they swim close to the surface of the water (as bighead carp do).
00pm) The actor casts off in the Chinese regions of Xiu Shan and Zhejiang, where he joins 100 locals at Qiando Lake in trying to land the much revered bighead carp.
Globetrotting angler Robson Green, above, tries to net the most revered fish in China - the stunning bighead carp - and even tries his hand at hunting octopus and takes part in the prestigious Dongtou International Fishing Tournament.