TRIPLOID GRASS CARP (Ctenopharyngodon idella)
ALIAS: Sterile grass carp, triploid white amur
IDENTIFICATION: Triploid grass carp are an elongated, torpedo-shaped fish with a terminal mouth and no barbels. They are dark olive to brownish yellow in color and have large scales along the length of their body.
DIET: Aquatic weeds such as curly-leaf pondweed, coontail and duckweed.
SPAWNING: Triploid grass carp are certified sterile by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and will not reproduce.
USE: Triploid grass carp have been stocked for decades as a natural alternative to chemicals for algae and aquatic weed control.
8+ fish per acre stocking rate is recommended.
States We Are Licensed to Sell ToOhio | Kentucky | Tennessee
Permit Required: Pennsylvania
Delivery Only: Indiana