Tippets: Asian Carp Invasion, Prepare for Guided Trips, Fish Skin Immune Responses

September 28, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Asian carp are starting to sound like super villains, says Josh Mogerman on Switchboard as he writes about the invasion of these fish and their adaptation to Midwest rivers.
  • Before booking a guided trip brush up on how to prepare, from casting practice to clothing, via some great tips courtesy of Phil Monahan.
  • The immune responses of fish skin is similar to the human intestinal track, finds a new study out of the Department of Pathobiology of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. “I like to think of fish as an open gut swimming,” says research lead and professor J. Oriol Sunyer.