Language selection


Research Document 2016/094

Annotated Bibliography of Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) from Russian-language Literature

By Bogutskaya, N., Jones, L.A., Mandrak, N.E., and Cudmore, B.


This annotated bibliography has been prepared to summarize the available information pertaining to the distribution, migration, spawning, development, feeding, bioenergetics and physiological limits of Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) from Russian-language literature. Grass Carp is native to large rivers of eastern Asia, including the Amur River basin which borders Russia, and has been introduced into Russian waters. As a result, a considerable portion of Grass Carp research conducted in the native range has been published in the Russian language. With the increasing risk of invasion by Grass Carp into the Great Lakes region, a translation and compilation of Russian literature will help to educate scientists and managers, and will inform a binational ecological Grass Carp risk assessment for the Great Lakes basin.

Accessibility Notice

This document is available in PDF format. If the document is not accessible to you, please contact the Secretariat to obtain another appropriate format, such as regular print, large print, Braille or audio version.

Date modified: