Asian silver carp, like these in the Illinois River, are famous for jumping out of the water when startled. The silver carp and the related bighead carp represent a huge problem for Kentucky's waterways. They are squeezing out native fish and pose a danger to sportsmen. But a solution could exist.
Asian silver carp, like these in the Illinois River, are famous for jumping out of the water when startled. The silver carp and the related bighead carp represent a huge problem for Kentucky's waterways. They are squeezing out native fish and pose a danger to sportsmen. But a solution could exist. ASSOCIATED PRESS
Asian silver carp, like these in the Illinois River, are famous for jumping out of the water when startled. The silver carp and the related bighead carp represent a huge problem for Kentucky's waterways. They are squeezing out native fish and pose a danger to sportsmen. But a solution could exist. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Large Asian carp jump, breed quickly — and they're invading Kentucky's waters

January 01, 2013 08:03 PM

UPDATED May 30, 2013 09:52 PM

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