National Carp Control PlanRestoring Native Biodiversity

Carp need to be controlled in Australia – we're working on how.

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May 2017

FAQ

Frequently asked questions in relation to carp control.

September 2017

Research

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July 2017

Consultation

Leading a national conversation on carp and our waterways.

September 2017

The Carp Problem

Common carp are the worst pest species affecting freshwater ecosystems in south-eastern Australia. Carp completely dominate our freshwater fish communities in southeastern Australia.

September 2017

Riverside stories

Riverside Stories

September 2017

Research

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News

The latest news on carp control. View all news.

SEPTEMBER 2017

How many carp are in Australia?

Research to calculate total weight of carp. Click to read the media release.

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SEPTEMBER 2017

Carp virus discovered in Minnesota

U.S. researchers considering use of carp virus for biocontrol.

Rob Paxevanos presenting Fishing Australia
SEPTEMBER 2017

NCCP featured on Fishing Australia

Watch the full episode with Rob Paxevanos.

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SEPTEMBER 2017

Protecting the river

Researchers are working to understand river flows, blue-green algae and carp.

Peter Chudleigh presenting
AUGUST 2017

Benefits and costs of carp control

World-class economic research to inform NCCP recommendations.

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AUGUST 2017

Carp plagues Basin restoration

We have to get carp out of the way, to get better bang for our buck.

Events

Carp events in Australia.

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MAY
2017
Presentation to the Murray Darling Association Region 3 Meeting
Kerang
27
APR
2017
Presentation to the Board of the Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations (MLDRIN)
Albury
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APR
2017
The Carp, We Don’t Keepit carp fishing competition
Lake Keepit
31
MAR
2017
Briefing State and Federal Fisheries Ministers meeting
Sydney
27
MAR
2017
Address to the Western Division Councils of NSW Annual Conference
Dareton
25
MAR
2017
SA Carp Frenzy fishing competition
Lake Bonney
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