Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3131
Impact TypeWater Quality
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionThis study found that turbidity was higher (P , 0.001) in lakes where all submersed macrophytes were eradicated by Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) than in lakes with intermediate or no vegetation control.
Reference33889
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
Location 

Return to impacts listing for Ctenopharyngodon idella

Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/19/2022].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.