Aquatic Invasive Species
Potential Threats


Terrestrial Invasives Aquatic Invasives
Terrestrial Invasives Potential Threat Invasive Species


Asian Carp - Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio)






Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella)






Silver Carp (Hypophthalmichthys motrix)






Bighead Carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix)

Impacts - Asian carp invade lakes and rivers.

Threats - These carp impact the environment in various ways that include outcompeting with native organisms for food, disruption of shallowly rooted plants, increasing phosphorus levels and ability to cause injury to humans. 


Contact Us

DRM (218) 335-7400

Name Title Phone
Mortensen, Steve Fish, Wildlife & Plant Resources Program Director 335-7421
Katie Zlonis Botanist/Invasive Species Program Manager 335-7442
Finn, Jon Fish & Wildlife Field Specialist 335-7424
White, Gary Assistant Hatchery Manager 335-7424
Robinson, Martin Fish and Wildlife Technician 335-7424