Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID4086
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionAge-0 Blue and Channel Catfish showed both survival and growth on a diet of Silver Carp fecal pellets, with Blue Catfish showing no difference in survival or growth rate compared to a control diet of chironomids. Silver Carp fecal pellets may provide a potential pathway for nutrient transfer between pelagic and benthic habitats.
Reference35730
Great Lakes RegionNo
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