NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID615296
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyCalhoun
LocalityIllinois River (RM 24), in a side channel next to Diamond Island
HUC8 NameLower Illinois
HUC8 Number7130011
Map
Collection Day10
Collection Month11
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsWGL Carp DB 13-024-001. Diploid specimen.
Record TypePersonal communication
Museum Cat NumberSouthern Illinois University
VerifierIllinois Dept. of Natural Resources
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Class3+
Size970 mm; 26 lbs.
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2014].

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