DNA from Asian Carp has been detected in Lake Erie. It is feared that if the Asian Carp, an invasive species, gains a foothold in the Great Lakes it may do millions of dollars of damage.
While only about 1.5% of samples indicated the presence of the invasive species, officials from Ohio, Michigan and the US Fish and Wildlife Service immediately set up capturing efforts to try to find the fish. However, capture efforts were not successful, suggesting that the population is either very small or their DNA came from outside the lake.
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