Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)

Impact ID5942
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionIn response surface experiments, daily growth rates of bluegills were reduced in high bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis). Reductions in growth rates were likely a result of competition for phytoplankton.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationKinmundy, Illinois, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/28/2024].

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