NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID624302
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyRandolph
LocalityMississippi River, near Chester
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number7140105
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Collection Day30
Collection Month1
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsWGL Carp DB 14-002-01, -02, -03, -04, -05. All 5 specimens were diploids.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierSouthern Illinois University
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected5
Size862-1040 mm TL
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2014].

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