Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)

Impact ID3147
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe moderate control of vegetation by Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) was found to improve aquatic habitats for Tench Tinca tinca as clearings resulting from Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) grazing allowed Tinca tinca to feed on zooplanton more successfully
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationUnited Kingdom

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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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