–Changes in macrophyte, phytoplankton,
–Interference with reproduction of other fishes
–Reproducing in the wild (KY, TN, IL, MS,AR, TX, MO, LA)
The grass carp has
kind of been a poster child for “to introduce or not to introduce”
species.They were imported by the
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from Malaysia in 1963 to study their potential
for aquatic weed control.