Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID4078
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionPresence of juvenile Bighead Carp reduced growth rates of larval Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) by 58-87%. Reduction in growth rate was estimated to delay ontogenetic shift from pelagic to littoral habitats by 9-24 days.
Reference32552
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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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