Often we define the word “minnow” as any little fish, but more properly, minnows are a family of fishes, and some can get pretty big! The common carp, an introduction from Asia, is one of these “whopper” minnows.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature. Read more about our mission.