Enjoy a Great Lakes horror movie marathon
It’s enough Asian carp footage to host a movie marathon.
Recently released high-definition and streaming videos of the invasive species are available for download at the Great Lakes Fishery Commission.
Watch massive schools of silver carp flying toward video cameras or a barge moving past the electric invasive species barrier in Romeoville, Ill. They are just two of the multiple choices interested viewers can choose.
With a run time of about 30 seconds, the Asian carp videos are sorted into four sections:
- The fish in captivity
- Barriers preventing the fish from entry into the Great Lakes
- Chicago waterways the fish could sneak through
- Asian carp in the wild
It’s the first time such extensive filming of Asian carp has been made available, says the Ohio Outdoor News in a recent story about the footage. Digital Design Services of Green Bay, Wisconsin and the U.S. Coast Guard created the videos for the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee – an organization created to help prevent the fish from entering the Great Lakes.
To see the videos you have to register with the Fishery Commission. After providing an e-mail address and creating a password, the footage is available for viewing and downloading.