Asian carp are an invasive species of fish from Asia that are causing a current ecological and potential economic problem in North America. This invasive species is inserting itself into almost all of North America's waterways reeking havoc where every it goes. Asian carp are a very fast growing fish that are adaptable to almost any environment. The problems with these fish are that they are causing a large amount of competition for food and habitat between themselves and native fish. This competition ultimately impacts the native freshwater fish population and that in turn affects the very profitable freshwater fish market in the North America. Asian carp also have the ability to jump out of water when being scared from outboard engines. This flight method of theirs can cause serious injury to boats and their equipment. Where population are very dense, jumping Asian carp becomes a very scary and dangerous situation. These Asian carp are a serious nuisance that needs to be dealt with before they invade the Great...
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