Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID5854
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionA 25 year dataset collected from Kentucky Lake indicated that chlorophyll-a was reduced after the introduction of silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix), especially in lentic systems.
Reference40445
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationKentucky Lake, Kentucky

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