Successful invasive species eradication: Canada, U.S.A., Europe

The use of rotenone is the most common method of aquatic invasive species control world-wide. It is effective on target organisms yet safe for humans, birds, mammals, and all other non-gill breathing organisms. Rotenone dissipates quickly in the environment and has no long-term effects. Here are four examples of successful rotenone treatments from around the world:



The Working Group on Smallmouth Bass Eradication in the Miramichi is dedicated to preserving the ecosystem of the Miramichi River for future generations. Invasive species are a grave threat to aquatic biodiversity. We're pushing for action before it's too late.


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