Study: Improper dumping of unwanted bait fish may be allowing invaders to reach Great Lakes

  • by: JOHN FLESHER , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 28, 2014 - 12:30 PM

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species — including widely feared Asian carp — to reach the Great Lakes and inland waterways, according to a scientific paper released Thursday.

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