Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Great Lakes & Upper South in the News: "Changes In Great Lakes Threaten Transplanted Fish" from National Public Radio

April 29, 2011 from ILPR


Forty years ago, fisheries biologists in Michigan dazzled the nation when they took salmon from the Pacific Ocean and planted them in the Great Lakes. Their success transformed the lakes into a sport-fishing paradise and created a multi-billion dollar industry. But now invasive species have changed the food web in the lakes. Salmon are struggling to find food, and the state might end one of its stocking programs.


Link:
http://www.npr.org/2011/04/29/135846450/changes-in-great-lakes-threaten-transplanted-fish


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