Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)

Impact ID3311
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn Mexico, Cyprinus carpio was associated with declines in populations of a native crayfish (Cambarellus montezumae). The mechanism was destruction and depletion of crayfish habitat by Cyprinus carpio, particularly of algal species and macrophytes.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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