Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3145
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionEurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) biomass and cover was significantly reduced between 1997 and 2014. Although no change in plant community richness was detected, the introduction of Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) did lead to reduction in fish community richness.
Reference29676
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationNew Fairfield, Connecticut

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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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