Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)

29 results for Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Oriental Weatherfish)

Impact IDScientific NameImpact TypeStudy TypeStudy LocationImpact DescriptionReference
2418 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusPredation/HerbivoryObservationalFieldMisgurnus anguillicaudatus feed on macroinvertebrates, especially Chironomidae (non-biting... 26959
2419 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusCompetitionAnecdotalFieldMisgurnus anguillicaudatus may compete for food (macroinvertebrates) with native fish... 26959
2420 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusPredation/HerbivoryObservationalFieldMisgurnus anguillicaudatus eat the eggs of Hynobius spp. salamanders in natural... 33694
2421 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusPredation/HerbivoryObservationalFieldIn Washington State Chironomidae (midge) larva and pupae, amphipods (scuds), and cladocerans (water... 1872
2422 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusDisease/Parasites/ToxicityAnecdotalN/AMisgurnus anguillicaudatus may spread fish parasites. 1872
2423 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusCompetitionAnecdotalN/AMisgurnus anguillicaudatus might compete with native fish species for food and/or space. 1872
2424 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusPredation/HerbivoryAnecdotalN/AMisgurnus anguillicaudatus might prey upon eggs of native fishes. 1872
2425 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusHabitat AlterationAnecdotalN/AMisgurnus anguillicaudatus might alter habitat structure. 1872
2426 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusFood WebAnecdotalN/AMisgurnus anguillicaudatus might restructure aquatic ecosystems. 1872
2427 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusPredation/HerbivoryExperimentalLaboratoryIn aquaria Misgurnus anguillicaudatus ate Gambusia affinis (Western Mosquitofish)... 854
2428 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusHarvestAnecdotalN/AMisgurnus anguillicaudatus populations may be harvested for the pet trade. 854
2429 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusPredation/HerbivoryExperimentalLaboratoryMisgurnus anguillicaudatus significantly reduce macroinvertebrate abundance, particularly... 24289
2430 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusWater QualityExperimentalLaboratoryMisgurnus anguillicaudatus increased turbidity and nitrogen (ammonia-N and NOx) levels in... 24289
2431 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusPredation/HerbivoryObservationalFieldWild-caught Misgurnus anguillicaudatus in Australia ate macroinvertebrates, in particular... 24289
2432 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusCompetitionAnecdotalN/AMisgurnus anguillicaudatus might compete for food with Umbra pygmaea (Eastern... 26876
2433 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusPredation/HerbivoryObservationalLaboratoryChironomidae (non-biting midge) larvae, Simuliidae (blackfly) larvae, Gastropoda (snails), and... 26876
2434 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusCompetitionAnecdotalN/AMisgurnus anguillicaudatus could compete with Fundulidae (killifishes), and young-of-year... 26876
2435 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusPredation/HerbivoryAnecdotalN/AMisgurnus anguillicaudatus may prey upon larval and juvenile native fishes, and frogs'... 33695
2436 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusCompetitionAnecdotalN/AMisgurnus anguillicaudatus may compete with native fishes for food and space, particularly... 33695
2437 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusFood WebAnecdotalN/AMisgurnus anguillicaudatus may provide prey to native predatory fishes. 33695
2438 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusInfrastructureObservationalFieldDue to their high abundance in Australian billabong habitats, Misgurnus anguillicaudatus... 33695
2439 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalFieldDue to their high abundance in Australian billabong habitats, Misgurnus anguillicaudatus... 33695
2440 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusDisease/Parasites/ToxicityObservationalFieldMisgurnus anguillicaudatus carries Bothriocephalus acheilognathi (Asian Fish... 33695
2441 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusPredation/HerbivoryObservationalFieldIn Chicago Area Waterways Misgurnus anguillicaudatus diet consisted primarily of benthic... 33697
2442 Misgurnus anguillicaudatusCompetitionAnecdotalN/AMacroinvertebrate diet leads to potential for competition of Misgurnus anguillicaudatus... 33697


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/22/2021].

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