Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID5801
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionWhile silver carp, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix, did not significantly reduce zooplankton biomass or abundance in the Illinois River basin, silver carp did significantly reduce zooplankton taxonomic richness across the basin.
Reference40372
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationIllinois River

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