National Carp Control Plan

As part of the National Carp Control Plan, an assessment of the feasibility of using Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 as a biological control agent for introduced common carp in Australia was delivered to the Australian Government in January 2020. Additional research designed to augment and cross-check previous scientific work is currently being completed. 

 

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December 19 carp report
DECEMBER 2019

December 2019 progress report

The National Carp Control Plan (NCCP) is being finalised, to be delivered to the Australian Government in late December 2019.

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NOVEMBER 2019

Protecting our water quality

Researchers have assessed how Australian waterways would cope with the potential release of the carp virus.

NOVEMBER 2019

Crucial Estimate for Carp Control

Australia now has key information for controlling carp, Cyprinus carpio, one of the world’s most destructive pests.

SEPTEMBER 2019

September 2019 progress report

The National Carp Control Plan (NCCP) is entering its final months before being presented to the Australian Government in Decem...

JULY 2019

Commercial harvesting to control Carp

Can Australia successfully manage a pest fish population such as carp, by commercial fishing? And would it have a lasting succe...

Carpageddon
JUNE 2019

Clean-up a key part of developing the Carp control plan

Research projects informing the National Carp Control Plan (NCCP) are currently in their final stages of being reviewed ahead o...

Events

Carp events in Australia.

15
OCT
2019
Australian Society for Fish Biology Conference 2019
30
MAY
2018
NCCP Forum | Forbes, NSW.
6 pm – 8 pm
Forbes Inn Hotel, 43 Rankin St, Forbes
22
MAY
2018
NCCP Webinar | Dead carp and water quality with Joe Pera
6 PM AEST
Online
14
APR
2018
Ozfish Sunraysia Catcha Carp Day
9 am
Butlers Creek, Victoria
25
MAR
2018
9 am – 12 pm
Putta Bucca wetlands, near Mudgee, NSW
25
MAR
2018
Wangaratta Carp Muster
7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Mullinmur Billabong
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