Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2514
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionBlack Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus ) have a high potential to negatively impact aquatic communities by feeding directly on and reducing populations of native mussels. The Black Carp Mylopharyngodon piceus is known to feed on mussels that are similar in shape and size to some native mussels of the United States and may potentially threaten many of the imperiled mussels.
Reference14630
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/4/2021].

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