Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2150
Impact TypeWater Quality
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionWater clarity was reduced in eutrophic waters stocked with higher density of Silver Carp, compared to areas of low density or no fish. No significant effects on chlorophyll a, total phosphorus, or total nitrogen.
Reference22835
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationLake Donghu, China

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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