TITLE

Northern Snakehead Removal

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Feb2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the effort by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to remove all northern snakehead fish from the upper Ridgebury Lake/Caitlin Creek watershed in Orange County. Northern snakeheads can cause serious damage to resident aquatic species. The Bureau of Fisheries decided to rid the lake of the invasive fish by a rotenone application. After the treatment, dead fish were removed and brought to a Department of Transportation composting facility.
ACCESSION #
38026790

 

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