New Project Video: Motivations and Risks of Illegal Baitfish Release

January 03, 2022

Baitfish have the potential to spread pathogens such as Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia virus and Asian tapeworms to wild fish populations. An outbreak of any of these pathogens in Minnesota could lead to major economic, ecological, and societal consequences. Hear from MAISRC Research Fellow, Meg McEachran, on her research looking to identify and quantify the risk pathways of baitfish diseases. Learn more about the project