News tagged with native fish species

War on lionfish shows first promise of success

It may take a legion of scuba divers armed with nets and spears, but a new study confirms for the first time that controlling lionfish populations in the western Atlantic Ocean can pave the way for a recovery of native fish.

dateJan 22, 2014 in Ecology
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Invasive crabs help Cape Cod marshes

( —Ecologists are wary of non-native species, but along the shores of Cape Cod where grass-eating crabs have been running amok and destroying the marsh, an invasion of a predatory green crabs has helped turn back ...

dateApr 03, 2013 in Ecology
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Underwater CO2 shows potential as barrier to Asian carp

As the Asian carp population grows and the threat of the invasive species entering Lake Michigan through one of the Chicago canals is monitored, a University of Illinois researcher believes using two barrier methods is better ...

dateJan 23, 2013 in Ecology
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