Origin and domestication of the wild carp, Cyprinus carpio: Grass carp consume plants, and can drastically change river and shoreline vegetation. I don't recall the exact chemicals used, methyl something. The act will also enhance existing barriers and monitoring systems by giving authority to the Army Corps of Engineers to obtain real estate necessary for the construction and maintenance of the barrier. The NPS is also working with other agencies in a task force to create an Action Plan and to see how close these fish are to the Twin Cities.
The barrier should be finished in late or early
Huge, once-hated fish now seen as weapon against Asian carp
But an increasing number of scientists, and chefs, are calling for a far cheaper means to help contain the alien species -- putting them on the dinner plate. Alligator gar, the second-largest U. Louis Post-DispatchJuly 14, 4: And they've become a huge problem. Common carp are native to both Eastern Europe and Western Asia,  so they are sometimes called a "Eurasian" carp. Flooding can spread these fish as well, because flooding can connect water bodies that aren't normally connected. Skip to main content.