Holy carp! Asian carp DNA found in Lake Erie

Scientists announced on Friday (the 13th) that they’ve detected Asian carp DNA in Lake Erie.

The samples were collected from the lake in August 2011 but just recently analyzed. A Notre Dame scientist who made the discovery said the most likely explanation was that live Asian carp have reached Lake Erie.

This is very ominous news. John Flesher of the Associated Press has a good summary of the discovery. Read it here.


This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s