Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1409744
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateLA
CountyWest Feliciana
LocalityAtchafalaya River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Red
HUC8 Number08040301
HUC10 NameLong Bayou-Red River
HUC10 Number0804030105
HUC12 NameOutflow Channel-Red River
HUC12 Number080403010505
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month7
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP070317-001. No ploidy test.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size815 mm TL; 6000 g
Number of Females1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2019].

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