Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID5808
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionIn mesocosms with silver carp, Alphaproteobacteria and Actinobacteria increased in abundance while cyanobacteria did not. This provides further evidence silver carp can influence bacterioplankton community composition.
Reference40408
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationErhai Lake, Yunnan Plateau, China

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