by Garret Ellison, MLive.com

If bighead and silver Asian carp reach Lake Michigan, a new U.S. Geological Survey study suggests the unwelcome invaders would congregate in protected waters like Grand Traverse Bay, Lake Macatawa and Green Bay.

“If I were a bighead or silver carp, I’d probably live in one of those embayments,” said Duane Chapman, a USGS researcher who helped author the new study on the availability of food in Lake Michigan to sustain invasive carp.

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