Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1407161
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyMonroe
LocalityMississippi River below Jefferson Bridge in St. Louis
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number07140101
HUC10 NamePrairie du Pont Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010105
HUC12 NamePalmer Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401010507
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month6
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsLFHC Carp DB 17-037-01. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1100 mm TL; 11560 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/17/2019].

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