Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2637
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionPaddlefish (Polyodon spathula) showed a significant reduction in relative growth in the presence of Bighead Carp, suggesting that Bighead Carp is a stronger competitor when zooplankton are limited.
Reference14138
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Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2022].

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