Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1243992
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateVA
CountyChesterfield
LocalityJames River, south of Richmond near Bensley
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower James
HUC8 Number02080206
HUC10 NameFalling Creek-James River
HUC10 Number0208020601
HUC12 NameAlmond Creek-James River
HUC12 Number020802060101
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month4
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6
Size800 mm, 6.0 kg - 925 mm, 9.8 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/17/2021].

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