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2012-03-06 11:03:47

Louisiana red swamp crayfish and common carp are two of the most invasive species on the planet yet how they interact has only recently been revealed by scientists at Queen Mary, University of London.

Supreme Court Rejects Plans To Save Great Lakes From Asian Carp
2012-02-28 05:44:59

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a measure on Monday to spend $51 million in order to help prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.

2009-08-04 16:35:11

The owner of a British fishing complex blamed the death of a 25-year-old carp thought to be Britain's largest on irresponsible anglers leaving food behind. Tony Bridgefoot, 53, owner of the Bluebell Lakes complex on Kingfisher Lake near Tansor, England, said Benson the 64-pound fish, valued at more than $33,000, was found floating on the surface of the lake while a quantity of uncooked nuts, which are toxic to fish, were found nearby, The Sun reported Tuesday. This looks like the work of some...

2008-10-11 00:00:20

By TOWN PARKS FISHERY Another week of changeable weather has started to bring Town Parks Fishery in Paignton to its most colourful with autumn now upon us. The fishing has remained patchy with the vast changes in weather conditions.

2008-10-04 00:00:13

By Jeff Leonard While working in the Sugar Lake area last week, Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Agent Steve Nichols ran into a Missouri angler with not one but four great fish stories and some arms that ached from handling a fishing rod.

2008-07-11 18:00:18

By DAVID HALL THE statistics emerging from a comprehensive report entitled 'What are our fisheries worth?' have been collated by the Environment Agency.

2008-06-20 18:00:15

Two invasive Asian carp species haven't traveled any closer to the susceptible Lake Michigan, an annual survey by several U.S. federal agencies indicates Scientists with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S.


Latest Common carp Reference Libraries

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2007-04-10 08:03:26

The Crucian carp (Carassius carassius) is a member of the family Cyprinidae, which includes many other fish such as the Common carp, or the smaller minnows. They inhabit lakes, ponds, and slow-moving rivers throughout Europe and Asia. The crucian is a medium-sized cyprinid, which rarely exceeds a weight of over 3.3 lb (1.5 kg). They usually have a dark green back, golden sides, and reddish fins, although other color variations exist. It is known for its ability to survive without oxygen (up...

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2005-06-14 09:02:00

The Common Carp - or European Carp - (Cyprinus carpio) is a widespread freshwater fish distantly related to the common goldfish, which it is capable of interbreeding with. It gives its name to the carp family Cyprinidae. Originating in Europe and Asia, the common carp has been introduced into environments worldwide. It can grow to a maximum length of 4 feet (1.2 meters) and a maximum weight of 82.2 lb (37.3 kg). The oldest recorded age of this fish is 47 years. The wild, non-domesticated...

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