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Yazoo! Flying Carp!

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David Burt: The devil made him do it.

Claire Rose: Iíve heard that before.

Mike Manning: That's a keeper!

David Burt: Asian flying carp.

Mike Manning: At a certain RPM Ė

David Burt: That's right.

Mike Manning: ? they go crazy.

David Burt: And when you circle, when you turn around, they go crazy.

Mike Manning: Yeah. So--

David Burt: They stink; they're bloody and don't like them.

Mike Manning: Itís the resonance of that-- the sound of the motors at a certain RPM, that they just go crazy. And so, right now, they're spawning.

David Burt: Yeah, they have spawned. Like, I saw the little Ė they're spawning; no doubt about that.

Claire Rose: Is that why they're jumping?

Male Speaker: No, they jump all the time. I've seen them jump even with my eyes, so it'd be 10 or 15 pounds. That's got to be probably seven feet above the water, eight feet above the water.

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Duration: 3 minutes


Yazoo! Flying Carp!

Claire Rose, Mike Manning, David Burt



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Title: Yazoo! Flying Carp!


U.S. Geological Survey scientists encounter Asian flying carp on the Yazoo River, Mississippi.

Location: Vicksburg, MS, USA

Date Taken: 8/13/2012

Length: 3:06

Video Producer: Douglas Harned , North Carolina Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey

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Additional Video Credits:

Claire Rose- Videographer
Douglas Harned- Videographer, Editor
Tommy Bryan Ledford- Music
Mike Manning- Water-Quality Sampling
David Burt - Water-Quality Sampling
Richard Coupe- Producer

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