Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)

Impact ID3130
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionMacrophytes were reduced in all study areas after Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) were introduced. Chlorophyll a, b, and c content increased within study sites, although species richness of phytoplankton declined after the introduction of Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella).
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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