Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)

Impact ID3312
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionResearch in a eutrophic lake involving in situ observations of Cyprinus carpio impact through the use of cages and exclosures documented both direct and indirect effects of Cyprinus carpio on overall species composition, abundance, and plant species diversity. Cyprinus carpio also appeared to have indirect effects on macroinvertebrate community composition.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationUtah Lake, UT, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/14/2022].

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