Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID4071
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionBighead Carp reduced size structure (removing larger individuals and selecting for reduced body size), standing crop biomass, and daily production of zooplankton (Diaphanosoma, Daphnia, and calanoid copepods) in experimental ponds. Highest reductions were observed in the largest prey taxa.
Reference35726
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Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/28/2022].

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