Tapeworm Invades Great Lakes
A new invasive tapeworm has been found in the walleye population of Lake Huron. The Asian fish tapeworm is the 186th invasive species to make their way into the Great Lakes watershed. The tapeworms were likely imported through foreign bait fish.
The tapeworms can grow up to 1 foot long in larger fish. It is safe to eat fish infected with the tapeworm as long as they are properly cooked.
December 26, 2008 9:20 AM | Category: Invasive Species