Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)

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.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/21/2024].

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