What does a giant carp tell us about the health of our environment?

Flying carp
In this June 13, 2012, file photo, Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, jump from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill. John Flesher/Associated Press
Flying carp
In this June 13, 2012, file photo, Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, jump from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill. John Flesher/Associated Press

What does a giant carp tell us about the health of our environment?

Reset talks to aquatic and invasive species specialists about what the discovery of a 72-pound fish in the Humboldt Park lagoon signifies about our ecosystem.

GUESTS:

Brian Schoenung, Aquatic Nuisance Species program manager

Greg Hitzroth, aquatic invasive species outreach specialist with Illinois Natural History Survey and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant