Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2153
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionSilver Carp can suppress zooplankton through herbivory of algal biomass in the form available to zooplankton. Silver carp can shift claderoceran composition based on what species they captured as they filter feed and the life stage of the prey.
Reference22913
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationLake Donghu, China

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