MOST WANTED: Asian Carp
Cyprinus carpio (Animal)
Asian carp got into the U.S because they were were imported to help aquaculture and wastewater treatment facilities keep retention ponds clean.
Flooding allowed these fish to escape into the Mississippi River system and migrate into the Missouri and Illinois rivers.
The proposed Great Lakes Mississippi River Interbasin Study has serious flaws that undermine its ability to identify an effective prevention strategy.