Category: Invasive Species
The Zebra muscle is a small muscle, but it has very sharp edges that can easily tear skin resulting in deep cuts. Environmental Consequences The Zebra mussels were first detected in Canada and the United States in 1988 in Lake...Read More
The rusty crayfish is one of approximately 350 crayfish species that can be found in North American waters. Rusty crayfish as the name implies, have a brown body, and greenish-rusty coloured claws with dark black bands near the...Read More
The goby’s ability to survive in poor environments makes it easy to take over an area. As mentioned above, the Round Goby was accidentally introduced into the North American Great Lakes by way of ballast water transfer in...Read More
When spooked, the Silver Carp jump several feet out of the water and as a result, they have caused numerous injuries including broken rids and noses. Silver Carp Invasion By 2003, Silver Carp had spread into the Mississippi,...Read More
The danger from the Lionfish is four-fold: 1) it has large spines that are highly poisonous, 2) has no predators in the Atlantic, 3) is a voracious eater and 4) native species are not familiar enough with it to evade it....Read More
Great fishing gift
Smallmouth Bass prefer cool, oxygen rich water.
Therefore, try streams and rivers with fast moving water. Smallmouth can also be found behind brush or other debris and where rocks breach the surface, creating oxygen rich water.