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  • Model developed to track eggs of Asian carp, an invasive species

    Researchers Tatiana Garcia, a graduate student, and civil and environmental engineering professor Marcelo Garcia developed a model that predicts how Asian carp eggs will disperse after spawning that will help resource managers develop strategies for preventing spread of the invasive species to the Great Lakes.

    Researchers Tatiana Garcia, a graduate student, and civil and environmental engineering professor Marcelo Garcia developed a model that predicts how Asian carp eggs will disperse after spawning that will help resource managers develop strategies for preventing spread of the invasive species to the Great Lakes.

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  • To reach Marcelo Garcia, call 217-244-4484; email: mhgarcia@illinois.edu.

    The paper, “Development of a Fluvial Egg Drift Simulator to Evaluate the Transport and Dispersion of Asian Carp Eggs in Rivers,” is available online.