Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1336543
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateKY
CountyBallard
LocalityMinor Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
HUC10 NameShawnee Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010001
HUC12 NameTown of Wickliffe-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080101000103
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month10
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29475
Author:Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Date:2017
Title:Asian Carp collections in October 2015 - December 2016
Publisher:Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierKentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/24/2021].

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