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#441
Invasive Species
ScoobahJim - 10/17/2019 12:11 PM
Category: General
Replies: 0

I saw this in an email From the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center.

Looks pretty interesting. I’m interested to see how this works for Zebra Fish.

MAISRC researchers are working on a novel method for controlling invasive common carp by introducing a synthetic species-like barrier to reproduction. The method involves altering the genetics of males before releasing them among the population, leading to sterile offspring and the eventual control of the species overall. In order to make this method usable, this study aims to develop this technology further in zebrafish, from which the system could be later applied to invasive species.