partners in crime
Two partners in crime!
The Common Carp that was from Eurasia and was first in the states in 1850 and then it came to the Okanogan in 1917. It only came to North America for Fish food. Koi is the same fish but it is the domestic version of it.
Common Carp, Cyprinus carpio
They can grow up to half a meter long or 50 cm.
They have large scales covering there whole body.
There color can range from grey to brown to gold based on there diet.
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How to keep them under control
Common carp - the only way to prevent these fish is to not put them is lakes and to fish them out of lakes.
There hang outs
Giant hog weed likes to hang out where ever there is rich soil and bare soil for them to grow in.
The white liquid that is inside the steam of the plant is toxic to humans to the touch.
There 5 - 10 cm stems are hollow.
They can produce up to 120,000 seed in there life time that can last for up to 15 years.