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The Amazing American Eel: A journey from the Sargasso Sea

The American Eel (Anguilla rostrata) may be one of the most underappreciated fish in North America. They have an incredible life, go through many changes and adapt to different environments American Eels can be found from Greenland all the way down … Continue reading

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Getting the Jump on the Infamous Silver Carp: A Q&A with Edward Culver

Instead of sturgeons, we are going to talk about some new research being done on the infamous silver carp. I am happy to introduce a coworker of mine down here at the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC℠) … Continue reading

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There are Plenty of Fish in the Mississippi

If you live near the Mississippi River, you surely know of catfish. Blues, Channels and Flatheads are all well-known and well-loved, but there are many fish in the river that are just as awesome. One group of fish that is … Continue reading

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Darters: Little Fish, Big Personality

Many people are familiar with the Walleye, Yellow Perch and Sauger, but may not know about their smaller relatives, the Darters. Darters are often mistaken for young sport fish, but most of these little guys don’t get much bigger than … Continue reading

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