Single Asian carp found 6 miles from Lake Michigan

In this photo taken Tuesday, June 22, 2010 and provided by the Illinois Department of Natural resources, a 20-pound Asian carp is held after being caught beyond the electric barriers constructed to keep the dreaded invasive species out of the Great Lakes. State and federal officials said Wednesday that commercial fishermen found the 3-foot-long, 20-pound carp in Lake Calumet on Chicago's South Side, about six miles downstream of Lake Michigan. (AP Photo/Illinois Department of Natural Resources) (AP Photo/Illinois Department of Natural Resources)

June 24, 2010 8:49:56 AM PDT
An Asian carp was found for the first time beyond electric barriers meant to keep the voracious invasive species out of the Great Lakes, state and federal officials said Wednesday, prompting renewed calls for swift action to block their advance.

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