Lack of Wabash dams help slow spread of Asian carp

June 15, 2014 5:46 PM

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The lack of dams along the Wabash River keeps the current steady and strong in places and is helping to slow the spread of the Asian carp in Indiana, but state officials are still looking for ways to control the invasive species.

The Wabash River is unobstructed for nearly 400 miles, creating an environment that's not conducive to the spread of destructive fish that take to rivers to spawn, and then return to the calm waters of a lake, said Doug Keller, a state Department of Natural Resources expert in aquatics and invasive ...

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