The destruction of aquatic vegetation by carp

@article{Crivelli1983TheDO,
  title={The destruction of aquatic vegetation by carp},
  author={Alain J. Crivelli},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={1983},
  volume={106},
  pages={37-41}
}
The destruction of submerged vegetation by common carp, Cyprinus carpio L. is tested in six enclosures with different biomass (kg ha−1) of carp in a marsh of the Camargue, southern France. After 71 days, a strong negative relationship was found between the biomass of carp and the amount of aquatic vegetation present in the enclosures. The results are compared with similar studies in the United States. The absence of problem of vegetation destruction by carp in Europe, in contrast to North… CONTINUE READING

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