Asian Carp To Get New Name

Asian Carp-Bowhunters
In this June 13, 2012 file photo, an Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, jump from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill., during a study on the fish's population. Bowhunters are being invited to shoot as many Asian carp as possible in a competition planned for July 2014 on the Illinois River in central Illinois. Organizers are planning the first Flying Fish Festival and Bowfishing Tournament for July 11 and 12, with a sporting goods store as lead sponsor. (AP Photo/John Flesher, File) John Flesher / Associated Press
Asian Carp-Bowhunters
In this June 13, 2012 file photo, an Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, jump from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill., during a study on the fish's population. Bowhunters are being invited to shoot as many Asian carp as possible in a competition planned for July 2014 on the Illinois River in central Illinois. Organizers are planning the first Flying Fish Festival and Bowfishing Tournament for July 11 and 12, with a sporting goods store as lead sponsor. (AP Photo/John Flesher, File) John Flesher / Associated Press

Asian Carp To Get New Name

State officials hope changing the name of the invasive species will make the fish more appetizing. WTTW’s Paris Schutz explains why the state is so eager to put asian carp on the dinner plate.

GUEST: Paris Schutz, WTTW “Chicago Tonight” co-anchor and political correspondent