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Random Forest Analysis to Identify Invasive Carp from the Upper Mississippi River, Iowa

posted on 2020-02-03, 18:25 authored by Carlos Camacho, Michael WeberMichael Weber, Clay Pierce
Data set and Random Forest R code used to predict fish egg identification based on morphological characteristics. This data and analysis was used in the following publication:

Camacho, C.A., C. J. Sullivan, M. J. Weber, and C. L. Pierce. 2019. Morphological Identification of Bighead Carp, Silver Carp, and Grass Carp Eggs Using Random Forests Machine Learning Classification. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 39: 1373 – 1384. DOI:


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Iowa Department of Natural Resources