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Asian Carps of the Genus Hypophthalmichthys (Pisces, Cyprinidae): A Biological Synopsis and Environmental Risk Assessment.


PB2010106904

Publication Date 2005
Personal Author Kolar, C. S.; Chapman, D. C.; Courtenay, W. R.; Housel, C. M.; Jennings, D. P.
Page Count 183
Abstract Contents: Introduction; Genus and Species Description and Distinguishing Characteristics (Genus: Hypophthalmichthys, Species: Bighead Carp, Hypophthalmichthys nobilis, Species: Silver Carp, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix, Species: Large scale Silver Carp, Hypophthalmichthys harmandi, Hybrids of Hypophthalmichthys spp); Native Range (Bighead Carp, Silver Carp, Large scale Silver Carp, Habitats, Migrations, and Local Movements, Bighead Carp, Silver Carp, Large scale Silver Carp); Biology and Natural History (Temperature Tolerance, Salinity Tolerance, Reproductive Biology, Feeding Habits, Growth Rate and Longevity, Response to Physical Stimuli, Associated Diseases and Parasites); Human Uses of Hypophthalmichthys (Use as Human Food, Control of Algae, Increase Production and Growth of Other Fishes, Other Uses); History of Introduction Including Pathways and Stage of Establishment; Environmental Effects of Hypophthalmichthys (Habitat Alteration, Trophic Alteration, Spatial Alteration, Gene Pool Deterioration, Disease Transmission); Potential Range; Population and Distribution Control Measures; State Regulations as of January 2005; Environmental Risk Assessment Process; Organism Risk Potential; Literature Cited.
Keywords
  • Fishes
  • Environmental risk assessments
  • Ranges
  • Biology
  • Natural history
  • Characteristics
  • Parasites
  • Uses
  • Tables (Data)
  • Figures
  • Algae control
  • Environmental effects
  • Control measures
  • Environmental risk assessment process
  • Diseases
  • Asian carps
  • Bigheaded carps
  • Hypophthalmichthys
Source Agency
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service
  • US Geological Survey
Corporate Authors Geological Survey, La Crosse, WI. Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center.; Geological Survey, Columbia, MO. Environmental Research Center.; Fish and Wildlife Service, Jacksonville, FL.; Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Center for Aquatic Resources Studies.
Supplemental Notes See also PB2010-106908 and ADA468471. Prepared in cooperation with Geological Survey, Columbia, MO. Environmental Research Center. and Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Center for Aquatic Resources Studies. Sponsored by Fish and Wildlife Service, Jacksonville, FL.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 201012
Asian Carps of the Genus Hypophthalmichthys (Pisces, Cyprinidae): A Biological Synopsis and Environmental Risk Assessment.
Asian Carps of the Genus Hypophthalmichthys (Pisces, Cyprinidae): A Biological Synopsis and Environmental Risk Assessment.
PB2010106904

  • Fishes
  • Environmental risk assessments
  • Ranges
  • Biology
  • Natural history
  • Characteristics
  • Parasites
  • Uses
  • Tables (Data)
  • Figures
  • Algae control
  • Environmental effects
  • Control measures
  • Environmental risk assessment process
  • Diseases
  • Asian carps
  • Bigheaded carps
  • Hypophthalmichthys
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service
  • US Geological Survey
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