Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

20 results for Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (Silver Carp)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2065 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Competition Observational Field Silver Carp were competing with commercially valuable native fish for zooplankton. The silver carp... 22931
2074 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Water Quality Experimental Laboratory Mesocosm experiments suggests that stocking of Silver Carp can control excess blue-green algae in... 22694
2150 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Water Quality Experimental Field Water clarity was reduced in eutrophic waters stocked with higher density of Silver Carp, compared... 22835
2151 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Food Web Experimental Field The species composition of cladocerans changed with the stocking of Silver Carp, shifting from... 22835
2152 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Water Quality Experimental Field Algal blooms may be controlled by Silver Carp in eutrophic waters. 22913
2153 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Food Web Experimental Field Silver Carp can suppress zooplankton through herbivory of algal biomass in the form available to... 22913
2154 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Competition Experimental Field Silver Carp compete for algae as a food source with a small cladoceran, Moina micrura. 22913
2155 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Predation/Herbivory Experimental Field Silver Carp predation supressed the whole zooplankton community also resulting in a shift from... 23557
2176 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Food Web Observational Field A 22-year presence of Silver Carp in the Illinois River coincided with a reduction in phytoplankton... 31254
2523 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Food Web Observational Field Silver Carp showed differential selectivity in phytoplankton consumption, with euglenoid algae... 27217
2524 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Food Web Anecdotal N/A A model suggests that Silver and Bighead Carp would affect Lake Erie’s food web by competing with... 30222
2635 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Predation/Herbivory Experimental Field Bighead and Silver Carps stocked in reservoirs reduced zooplankton and phytoplankton biomass. 23525
2636 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Competition Observational Field There was diet substantial overlap of Bighead and Silver Carps with Gizzard Shad and less overlap... 18463
4073 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Competition Observational Field Gizzard Shad body condition and catch per unit effort decreased after the introduction Bighead Carp... 35727
4075 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Food Web Observational Field Establishment and population growth of Bighead and Silver Carps is associated with changes in... 27200
4079 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Competition Observational Field Study results may suggest that Asian carps are influencing native planktivore body condition.... 17189
4083 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Water Quality Experimental Field Bighead and Silver carp were effective in controlling the nuisance green alga Rhizoclonium... 18186
4084 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Food Web Observational Field Viable cells of several different types of phyoplankton were found in the hindgut of Bighead and... 30221
4085 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational N/A Silver Carp has been beneficial as a cultured food fish in the Philippines. 33067
4086 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Food Web Experimental Laboratory Age-0 Blue and Channel Catfish showed both survival and growth on a diet of Silver Carp fecal... 35730

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2021].

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