Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)

Impact ID5834
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionJuvenile silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix ) had no innate response to native fish predators, including largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and longnose gar. This suggests that silver carp might be susceptible to native predators and struggle to persist in areas with diverse predator communities.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationKaskaskia Biological Station, Sullivan, Illinois

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/26/2024].

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