The Delicious Solution To Menacing Asian Carp

December 15, 2014 4:30 PM

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The Delicious Solution To Menacing Asian Carp

The name "Asian carp" is actually an umbrella title for four different species: bighead carp, black carp, grass carp and silver carp. Some of the larger species can weigh up to 100 pounds and have an uncanny ability to jump out of the water. Females can produce upwards of 2 million eggs, and some of the fish can live for 20 years.

The Obama administration has spent more than $200 million trying to control their spread, including buildinga series of electrified barriers to try to deter the fish from swimming closer to the Great Lakes. So far, those efforts have failed, and the carp have been seen less than 40 miles from Lake M...

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