Latest Common carp Stories

2014-02-11 08:27:53

LONDON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: World Aquaculture in 2013 This report examines the latest aquaculture production statistics, historical trends, main producing and consuming countries and leading species across the world. Dr Currie also looks to the future to forecast where world aquaculture is heading, in terms of major trends and innovations, main opportunity areas and particular challenges to expansion, such as in...

2012-03-06 11:03:47

Lake Naivasha provides natural experiment to investigate interaction between carp and crayfish 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. The study, published in the online journal PLoS ONE, investigated the interaction between the crayfish and carp in Kenya's Lake Naivasha between 2001 and 2008. The crayfish were introduced to...

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. Officials from Michigan and four other states proposed a new strategy on Thursday that would have included setting up traps and nets in rivers, as well as testing scents that could help lure carp to where they could be captured. The justices ruling was their fourth rejection of pleas by the states for interim steps, including closure of navigational...

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. On the top Match Lake, Paignton angler Nigel Cox had a fantastic day session landing 26 carp for 88lbs. Nigel fished ledgered pellet from peg 10 cast tight to the back of the main island. Many anglers have been catching and reporting large double- figure...

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. Millard McGlothen of Kansas City and his buddy had hooked up his boat and drove to the lake in hopes of snagging a few buffalo or other non-game fish, but what ended up at the end of their lines put them and their equipment to the ultimate test....

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. It estimates both the annual expenditure and the impact on regional increases or decreases in different types of freshwater angling in all regions of England and in Wales. The report states that in the North East, 889,057 key angling days are taken up by coarse anglers as opposed to only 56,920 for combined salmon and sea trout anglers,...

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. Fish and Wildlife Service spotted two bighead carp and six silver carp about 30 river miles from an electric fish barrier near Romeoville, Ill., erected to keep Asian carp from reaching the lake, the Chicago Tribune reported. The agencies said they monitor the advance of the...

Latest Common carp Reference Libraries

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...

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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