Fisheries, Midwest Region
Conserving the Nature of America

Bighead & Silver Carp eDNA Early Detection Results:
2019 Chicago Area Waterway System

Samples Collected: Week of 10/08/2019
Reported On: 11/01/2019

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Location

Samples Collected

 

Silver Carp
Bighead Carp
Neg
Pos
Neg
Pos
Chicago Sanitary Ship Canal
28 (31*)
28
0
28
0
S Branch Chicago River
128 (141*)
79
49
101
27
Little Calumet River
40 (44*)
40
0
40
0
Lake Calumet
180 (198*)
180
0
180
0
Total
376 (414*)
327
49
349
27

* Cooler blanks (field controls) included in number of samples collected