Definition of bighead carp
- The bighead carp, which can grow to 100 pounds, have caused environmental havoc in rivers and lakes in the South and Midwest because they devour huge volumes of food.
- —Gene Schabath, Detroit News, 22 Dec. 2003
- Silver and bighead carp are filter feeders that compete for diminishing plankton stocks with native fishes and mollusks.
- —Kathy Etling, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 10 May 2008