January 23, 2018

Shedd Aquarium Displaying Asian Carp

CHICAGO (CBS) — Now welcoming visitors at the Shedd Aquarium are three big grey slow moving Carp, important because nobody wants them around, in the Great Lakes anyway.

The ones on display now are Big Head Carp, and they’re big

“These are fish that can be one or two feet long and they can be 10 pounds and they can leap 10 feet in the air,” said senior research biologist Dr Phillip Willlink. “They have a bad habit of doing this when boats come by. They get scared by the engines or something, we don’t

Source: http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2012/12/22/shedd-aquarium-displaying-asian-carp/