DNR: Samples Negative For Silver Carp eDNA In Kalamazoo River

October 27, 2014 4:01 PM

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DNR: Samples Negative For Silver Carp eDNA In Kalamazoo River

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says all water samples on Kalamazoo River in Allegan County are negative for environmental DNA from Asian carp.

One sample out of 200 in July was positive for silver carp, prompting another 200 samples October 7 & 8. The previous positive result indicated the presence of genetic material of silver carp, such as scales, excrement or mucous. However, there is no evidence a population of silver carp is establish...

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