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Why were Asian carp brought here?

Bighead and silver carp were imported to the United States in the early 1970s as a method of biological control of nuisance algal blooms in wastewater treatment plants and aquaculture ponds as well as for human food.

Tags: Fish, Ecosystems, Biodiversity, Recreation, Rivers, Streams, Aquatic