Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1420942
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateKY
CountyMcCracken
LocalityOhio River [near Brookport, Ohio]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio
HUC8 Number5140206
HUC10 NameMud Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020601
HUC12 NameMud Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402060102
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsOriginally misidentified as a black carp
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size621 mm TL; 3,800 g


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