Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3134
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionThe model developed in this study estimated that stocking Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) in Lake Conway would decrease lake productivity and respiration, increase epipelic algae biomass, and increase the biomass of benthic invertebrates and biomass and number of secondary predator fish.
Reference15111
NotesModeling study
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2021].

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