Monday, January 26, 2009

Researchers target invasive species


For years, wildlife officials have struggled to control invasive species without harming the native ones.

Researchers on French Island have identified a weapon they believe could help shift the tide. A delivery mechanism developed by a Maryland biotech company could be used to target unwelcome fish such as silver carp, the giant flying fish that has taken over the Illinois River and turned up last month in the Mississippi River at La Crosse. [Full Story]

Source: La Crosse Tribune

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