bighead bighead

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of various diseases of animals characterized by edema of the head and neck

News

  • Determining Rivers Vulnerable to Asian Carp Spawning in the Great Lakes Basin

    Great Lakes resource managers can now determine rivers that may be vulnerable to Asian carp spawning if they were to spread into the Great Lakes Basin, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report. Findings indicate that two species of Asian carp—silver and bighead carp—may be able to spawn in more Great Lakes tributaries than previously estimated. This information could help resource ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: USGS

Quotes

  1. "We are all very concerned by the fact that the first live Bighead Asian carp was found in Lake Calumet, which is between the electric barriers about six miles from Lake Michigan," said Stabenow, who along with Camp discussed the plan during a...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Debbie Stabenow Source: WWMT

  2. "This was so tragically predictable. For years, myself and so many others have raised concerns over this issue and were criticized for it or told we were over-reacting. Today, our worst fears have been confirmed and now a live, 20 pound Bighead...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Candice Miller Source: BigNews.biz (press release)

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