Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella var. triploid
Ctenopharyngodon idella var. triploid
(Grass Carp (triploid))
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1420991
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Varietytriploid
Common NameGrass Carp (triploid)
StateIL
CountyWill
LocalityDes Plaines River [just downriver from Joliet]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameDes Plaines River
HUC10 Number0712000409
HUC12 NameDes Plaines River
HUC12 Number071200040905
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month10
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusfailed
CommentsLFHC Carp DB 18-002-03 female triploid. Still may have been carrying eggs. Tagged and released.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size820 mm TL; 16 kg
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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