Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3128
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionAfter two growing seasons, Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus standing crop was significantly lower (P < 0.1) in both the Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) and Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio ponds. Bluegill crop was reduced by 52% when grown in combination with Ctenopharyngodon idella and 67% when grown in combination with common carp. There were no significant differences in the standing crop of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides ).
Reference21004
NotesPerformed in outdoor ponds.
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/28/2021].

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