Kent Lake http://michiganradio.org en AP: Virus may have contributed to Kent Lake fish kill http://michiganradio.org/post/ap-virus-may-have-contributed-kent-lake-fish-kill <p>Michigan officials say a fish virus may have contributed to a June fish kill of 300 to 500 common carp in<br /> Kent Lake.</p><p>The state Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that samples taken from the lake in Livingston and Oakland counties detected the presence of koi herpesvirus.</p><p>State officials say it&#39;s the first time the virus has been found in wild fish samples in Michigan. It was detected in a private koi pond near Grand Rapids in 2003.</p><p>The DNR says the virus has been seen before in large-scale common carp die-offs in Ontario, Canada, in 2007 and 2008.</p><p>The virus affects common carp, goldfish and koi. The state says there are no human health effects. Wed, 03 Aug 2011 20:51:36 +0000 The Associated Press 3601 at http://michiganradio.org AP: Virus may have contributed to Kent Lake fish kill