Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID5844
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionGizzard shad catch per unit effort (CPUE) declined in the Wabash River were correlated with increases in the CPUE of silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix). There were no other significant patterns with fish populations in the Wabash River after silver carp introductions.
Reference40431
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationWabash River, Indiana

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