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What is being done to prevent invasive carp from entering the Great Lakes via the Illinois River?

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In 2002, electrical barriers were installed in one of the Chicago waterways, originally to prevent Round Goby from entering the Mississippi River basin from the Great Lakes, but now also functions to prevent the bigheaded carps (Bighead and Silver carps) from entering the Great Lakes.

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