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Will Scaring Asian Carp Prevent them from Spreading?
In an effort to stop the Asian Carp from entering Lake Barkley, an acoustic deterrent system” and “bubble wall” will be installed.  Lake Barkley is considered a suitable testing ground because it is already infested with the carp. Kentucky Lake, which is connected to Barkley by a canal, also is home to thousands of the fish.

Their aversion to noise and bubbles might prove to be their undoing, if the Barkley project is successful and paves the way for similar efforts in other threatened waterways. That includes the Tennessee River chain, which begins in eastern Tennessee and involves nine lakes. Kentucky Lake is the last impoundment in the series, and each of the other reservoirs also have lock systems for boat and barge traffic. Upriver, Pickwick Lake is the next impoundment in the chain.


 
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