Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2524
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionA model suggests that Silver and Bighead Carp would affect Lake Erie’s food web by competing with other planktivorous fishes and by providing additional prey for piscivores.
Reference30222
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/23/2022].

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