Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID6073
Impact TypeAquaculture/Agriculture
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionFurthermore, bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis) are frequently used in polyculture with other fish, such as Common Carp, various tilapias, Largemouth Bass, and Bigmouth Buffalo to control zooplankton and phytoplankton populations.
Reference38282
Great Lakes RegionNo
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