NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Carpiodes carpio
(River Carpsucker)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID40075
GroupFishes
GenusCarpiodes
Speciescarpio
Common NameRiver Carpsucker
StateOH
CountyHenry
LocalityBad Creek, about 5 miles above its confluence with the Maumee River
HUC8 NameLower Maumee
HUC8 Number4100009
Map
Collection Day4
Collection Month9
Collection Year1927
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:2
Author:Trautman, M.B.
Date:1981
Title:The Fishes of Ohio.
Publisher:Ohio State University Press Columbus, OH.
Pages:782 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:275
Author:Lee, D.S., C.R. Gilbert, C.H. Hocutt, R.E. Jenkins, D.E. McAllister, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Date:1980
Title:Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes.
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh.
Volume:1980
Issue:12
Pages:854 pp
Commentslikely introduced between 1920 and 1930 with stocked buffalo fishes. Trautman, 1957. There is some doubt about this record. None collected since.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordnation
Museum Cat NumberOSUM 72; OSUM 86020
VerifierTrautman and Carl L. Hubbs
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected4
Year Classyoung


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/17/2014].

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