Fish can help clear waterways

May 2012
New Zealand Dairy Exporter;May2012, Vol. 87 Issue 10, p165
Trade Publication
The article reports on the advantages of using fish to keep water storage ponds, drains and effluent ponds free of weeds, as discovered by New Zealand Waterways Restoration (NZWR) operations manager Blair Jamieson. Jamieson claims that the grass carp, which his company supplies, can help farmers save money and the environment. He notes that the fish cannot breed naturally in New Zealand and that they are an approved restricted fish for use as biological control agents for weed and algae.


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