Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3305
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionMore than 20,000 Cyprinus carpio were killed by a bacterial disease over a short period of time in the Merrimack River in the late 1970s.
Reference1739
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationMerrimack River, Massachusetts, USA

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