Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID5851
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionResearchers suggest that invasive silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix ) impact river ecosystems, benthic production, and native fish species by shunting plankton biomass from the water column.
Reference40431
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationWabash River, Indiana

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