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Researchers to Install Speakers to Stop Asian Carp

University of Minnesota researchers are moving ahead with placing speakers at a lock on the Mississippi River near Genoa, Wisconsin, even though a federal agency has backed off its statement that Asian carp eggs had been found nearby.

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Dead Silver Carp Found On Dam Near Winona

Experts say the discovery of a dead Asian carp near Winona confirms the invasive fish are using their leaping ability to attempt to overcome barriers. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the carcass of a silver carp was found recently on a dam abutment just north of Winona, the furthest upstream a silver carp has been discovered in the Mississippi River.

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Fight To Stop Spread of Asian Carp Goes High Tech

Minnesota's fight to stop the spread of invasive Asian carp is going high tech. Scientists have launched a new underwater spying campaign.

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Exotic Carp Species Found in Mississippi North of Sartell Dam

An exotic species of carp not found in this part of Minnesota was caught in the Mississippi River by a bow-fisherman.

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U.S. Army Corp Will Not Meet Deadline For Asian Carp Prevention In Great Lakes

A member of Congress from Michigan says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not meet a legal deadline for completing a plan to preventing Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.

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Asian Carp May Have Back Door Into Minnesota

There's a back door for Asian carp to sneak into Minnesota, and fisheries officials are worried the invaders might have found it already. It runs through Iowa.

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Did They Get Through? Asian Carp Barrier Had Power Outage

Two members of Congress say an electric barrier system near Chicago meant to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes had a 13-minute power outage.

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Asian Carp Caught in Mississippi River Near Winona

Officials confirm that commercial fishermen caught a silver carp and a bighead carp in the Mississippi River near Winona.

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Asian Carp Getting Closer to St. Cloud

Minnesota officials say tests have detected signs of Asian carp north of the Coon Rapids dam on the Mississippi River, the last major physical barrier to their spread northward.

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Asian Carp DNA Found in Mississippi River in Minneapolis

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says invasive Asian carp may be present in the Twin Cities stretch of the Mississippi River.

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