Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)

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 ).
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/18/2024].

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