Are all invasive species as bad as the Asian carp?

Asian carp
A jumping Asian carp on the Missouri River. These non-native species can grow up to 110 pounds and outcompete native fish species for food. They have been spreading up the Mississippi River system since escaping from fish farms in the South, and have been seen in Minnesota.
Photo by Jason Jenkins, University of Missouri

Your support matters.

You make MPR News possible. Individual donations are behind the clarity in coverage from our reporters across the state, stories that connect us, and conversations that provide perspectives. Help ensure MPR remains a resource that brings Minnesotans together.