Sea lamprey treatment assessed

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biological science technicians Jason Krebill and Ed Lafuente spent Tuesday morning at points along the Manistee River searching for sea lamprey after a treatment was done in August. If done effectively, the treatment should have killed about 95 percent of the sea lamprey larva in the river before they grow into adults; there is an average of 1.3 million sea lamprey larvae in the river before it is treated. For more on this story, read the Wednesday Oct. 5 edition of the News Advocate or visit


Posted by Sean Bradley

Sean is the city and cops and courts reporter for the News Advocate, he also is in charge of the entertainment and Reasons to Celebrate pages. He can be reached at (231) 398-3109 or

Leave a Reply