Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Mississippi
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Mississippi Project

Spatial and temporal distribution of silver carp in the Eagle Lake system

August 2021 - September 2023


Participating Agencies

  • Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks

We are monitoring movement of silver carp in and out of Eagle Lake. We will use results to develop strategy for managing a water control structure in a way that will prevent carp entrance to the lake.

Presentations Presentation Date
Stafford, J.D., C.G. Dunn, M.E. Colvin, L.E. Miranda, and D.K. Riecke. 2022. Seasonal movements of Silver Carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) in a hydrologically regulated oxbow network. Annual meeting of the Mississippi chapter of the American Fisheries Society. Hattiesburg, Mississippi. February 2022