Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

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.
Reference40660
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationKinmundy, Illinois, USA

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