Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3290
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionCyprinus carpio is very active when feeding and its movements often disturb sediments and increase turbidity, causing serious problems. Growth of submerged aquatic vegetation is reduced and plants are uprooting during feeding in a Lake Erie marsh.
Reference15206
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationLake Erie, USA

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