Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

20 results for Hypophthalmichthys nobilis (Bighead Carp)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2525 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Water Quality Experimental Field Bighead and Silver carp were effective in controlling the nuisance green alga Rhizoclonium... 18186
2526 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field Catfish farms suffered great losses when using polyculture with Bighead Carp, a species that turned... 20581
2527 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Competition Observational Field Study results may suggest that Asian carps are influencing native planktivore body condition.... 17189
2528 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Competition Observational Field Dietary overlap was present among both bigheaded carp species, Gizzard Shad, and Bigmouth Buffalo... 18463
2531 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Food Web Observational Field Establishment and population growth of Bighead and Silver Carps is associated with changes in... 27200
2557 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Food Web Anecdotal N/A A computer model suggest that Bighead and Silver Carp would affect Lake Erie’s food web by... 30222
2570 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Food Web Anecdotal N/A Bighead and Silver Carp could cause shifts in food webs due to predation on certain sizes of... 16474
2571 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Competition Anecdotal N/A Bighead Carp competes with other planktivorous fishes and fish larvae for food. 16474
2574 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Food Web Anecdotal N/A Bigheaded carps can alter the benthic macroinvertbrate community. 16474
2637 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Competition Experimental Laboratory Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) showed a significant reduction in relative growth in the... 14138
2639 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Food Web Experimental Laboratory Growth and survival of Bluegill was enhanced in the presence of Bighead Carp in pond experiments.... 33753
2640 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Food Web Observational Field Viable cells of several different types of phyoplankton were found in the hindgut of Bighead and... 30221
2653 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Predation/Herbivory Experimental Laboratory Predation by Bighead Carp altered zooplankton species composition, but the change in species... 26105
2654 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational N/A Bighead Carp has been beneficial as a cultured food fish in the Philippines. 33607
2655 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Water Quality Experimental Field Triploid Bighead Carp fed selectively on nuisance alga, Botryococcus braunii. 15355
4071 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Predation/Herbivory Experimental Field Bighead Carp reduced size structure (removing larger individuals and selecting for reduced body... 35726
4074 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Competition Observational Field Gizzard Shad body condition and catch per unit effort decreased after the introduction Bighead Carp... 35727
4076 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Food Web Experimental Laboratory Juvenile Bighead Carp had mixed effects on rotifer abundance in mesocosm experiments, with some... 35728
4078 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Competition Experimental Laboratory Presence of juvenile Bighead Carp reduced growth rates of larval Bluegill (Lepomis... 32552
4082 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Predation/Herbivory Experimental Field Bighead and Silver Carps stocked in reservoirs reduced zooplankton and phytoplankton biomass. 23525

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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