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Fish, Fisheries and Queryomics

Giant Goldfish Will not Take over Lake Tahoe, USA

Captures of several large specimens of goldfish Carassius auratus in Lake Tahoe, California-Nevada, USA have been blow way out of proportion. Unquestionably, the fish result from aquarium releases.  This is … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Carp as Snitches: Using the Judas Fish Technique

The common carp Cyprinus carpio was intentionally introduced into the USA in the 1800s.  The history of these introductions is obscure, however, in 1877 the US Fish Commission imported carp … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Two Recent Fish Festivals in China

Beel is very excited.  The past few days have seen the start of two fish festivals in China.  Please let Beel present a brief account of these festivals. The China … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Carp Sells for $54,500 at the Chagan Lake Fish Festival

The Chagan Lake Fish Festival, in Jilin Province, China, is in full swing and the results of the traditional auction of the first fish captured are now available. It is … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

If its the New Year, Carp Must Be on the Menu

In Europe, indeed throughout the world, there are a variety of foods that are traditionally eaten, or avoided, at the New Year.  For example, in Hungary eating chicken or fish on … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Droppin’ of the Carp

After nearly a week of festivities, Carpfest 2012, held in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin will culminate at midnight tomorrow with the 12th Annual Droppin’ of the Carp.  Beel loves a fish festival.  And … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Michigan Voters Support Asian Carp Immigration Reform

“Michigan voters know a lot about Asian carp and 93% of those in a new poll said they are somewhat or very concerned about the fish getting into Lake Michigan, … Continue reading

February 4, 2012 · Leave a comment