Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID4919
Impact TypeHuman Health
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIf consumed, Black Carp may pose a threat to humans. In aquaculture ponds from the Taihu Lake Basin, China, a region where HABs are prevalent, BMAA concentrations in Black Carp muscle tissue exceed the negligible risk level for children by the Royal Society of England
Reference37370
Great Lakes RegionNo
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