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 (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis), suggesting that Bighead Carp is a stronger competitor when zooplankton are limited.
Reference14138
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationColumbia, Missouri

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