Underwater guns set toward invaders
- Editor H2ONotes [ 2/22/2012 - 06:51 ] #
LANSING -- A new federal and state partnership seeks to bolster the
Grand Traverse Bay's native fish populations. Officials will use traps
and seismic guns to clear rusty crayfish and round gobies from spawning
reefs, where they hang out and eat fish eggs.
"We are trying to
give the native species a helping hand," said Lindsay Chadderton, the
Great Lakes aquatic species director for the Nature Conservancy.
Chadderton is based at the biology department at the University of Notre
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