Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)

20 results for Hypophthalmichthys nobilis (Bighead Carp)

Impact IDScientific NameImpact TypeStudy TypeStudy LocationImpact DescriptionReference
2525 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisWater QualityExperimentalFieldBighead and Silver carp were effective in controlling the nuisance green alga Rhizoclonium... 18186
2526 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalFieldCatfish farms suffered great losses when using polyculture with Bighead Carp, a species that turned... 20581
2527 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisCompetitionObservationalFieldStudy results may suggest that Asian carps are influencing native planktivore body condition.... 17189
2528 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisCompetitionObservationalFieldDietary overlap was present among both bigheaded carp species, Gizzard Shad, and Bigmouth Buffalo... 18463
2531 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisFood WebObservationalFieldEstablishment and population growth of Bighead and Silver Carps is associated with changes in... 27200
2557 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisFood WebAnecdotalN/AA computer model suggest that Bighead and Silver Carp would affect Lake Erie’s food web by... 30222
2570 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisFood WebAnecdotalN/ABighead and Silver Carp could cause shifts in food webs due to predation on certain sizes of... 16474
2571 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisCompetitionAnecdotalN/ABighead Carp competes with other planktivorous fishes and fish larvae for food. 16474
2574 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisFood WebAnecdotalN/ABigheaded carps can alter the benthic macroinvertbrate community. 16474
2637 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisCompetitionExperimentalLaboratoryPaddlefish (Polyodon spathula) showed a significant reduction in relative growth in the... 14138
2639 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisFood WebExperimentalLaboratoryGrowth and survival of Bluegill was enhanced in the presence of Bighead Carp in pond experiments.... 33753
2640 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisFood WebObservationalFieldViable cells of several different types of phyoplankton were found in the hindgut of Bighead and... 30221
2653 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisPredation/HerbivoryExperimentalLaboratoryPredation by Bighead Carp altered zooplankton species composition, but the change in species... 26105
2654 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalN/ABighead Carp has been beneficial as a cultured food fish in the Philippines. 33607
2655 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisWater QualityExperimentalFieldTriploid Bighead Carp fed selectively on nuisance alga, Botryococcus braunii. 15355
4071 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisPredation/HerbivoryExperimentalFieldBighead Carp reduced size structure (removing larger individuals and selecting for reduced body... 35726
4074 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisCompetitionObservationalFieldGizzard Shad body condition and catch per unit effort decreased after the introduction Bighead Carp... 35727
4076 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisFood WebExperimentalLaboratoryJuvenile Bighead Carp had mixed effects on rotifer abundance in mesocosm experiments, with some... 35728
4078 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisCompetitionExperimentalLaboratoryPresence of juvenile Bighead Carp reduced growth rates of larval Bluegill (Lepomis... 32552
4082 Hypophthalmichthys nobilisPredation/HerbivoryExperimentalFieldBighead 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 [6/12/2021].

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