Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)

20 results for Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (Silver Carp)

Impact IDScientific NameImpact TypeStudy TypeStudy LocationImpact DescriptionReference
2065 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixCompetitionObservationalFieldSilver Carp were competing with commercially valuable native fish for zooplankton. The silver carp... 22931
2074 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixWater QualityExperimentalLaboratoryMesocosm experiments suggests that stocking of Silver Carp can control excess blue-green algae in... 22694
2150 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixWater QualityExperimentalFieldWater clarity was reduced in eutrophic waters stocked with higher density of Silver Carp, compared... 22835
2151 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixFood WebExperimentalFieldThe species composition of cladocerans changed with the stocking of Silver Carp, shifting from... 22835
2152 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixWater QualityExperimentalFieldAlgal blooms may be controlled by Silver Carp in eutrophic waters. 22913
2153 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixFood WebExperimentalFieldSilver Carp can suppress zooplankton through herbivory of algal biomass in the form available to... 22913
2154 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixCompetitionExperimentalFieldSilver Carp compete for algae as a food source with a small cladoceran, Moina micrura. 22913
2155 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixPredation/HerbivoryExperimentalFieldSilver Carp predation supressed the whole zooplankton community also resulting in a shift from... 23557
2176 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixFood WebObservationalFieldA 22-year presence of Silver Carp in the Illinois River coincided with a reduction in phytoplankton... 31254
2523 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixFood WebObservationalFieldSilver Carp showed differential selectivity in phytoplankton consumption, with euglenoid algae... 27217
2524 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixFood WebAnecdotalN/AA model suggests that Silver and Bighead Carp would affect Lake Erie’s food web by competing with... 30222
2635 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixPredation/HerbivoryExperimentalFieldBighead and Silver Carps stocked in reservoirs reduced zooplankton and phytoplankton biomass. 23525
2636 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixCompetitionObservationalFieldThere was diet substantial overlap of Bighead and Silver Carps with Gizzard Shad and less overlap... 18463
4073 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixCompetitionObservationalFieldGizzard Shad body condition and catch per unit effort decreased after the introduction Bighead Carp... 35727
4075 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixFood WebObservationalFieldEstablishment and population growth of Bighead and Silver Carps is associated with changes in... 27200
4079 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixCompetitionObservationalFieldStudy results may suggest that Asian carps are influencing native planktivore body condition.... 17189
4083 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixWater QualityExperimentalFieldBighead and Silver carp were effective in controlling the nuisance green alga Rhizoclonium... 18186
4084 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixFood WebObservationalFieldViable cells of several different types of phyoplankton were found in the hindgut of Bighead and... 30221
4085 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalN/ASilver Carp has been beneficial as a cultured food fish in the Philippines. 33067
4086 Hypophthalmichthys molitrixFood WebExperimentalLaboratoryAge-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 [6/22/2021].

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