Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1421000
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateMO
CountyPemiscot
LocalityMississippi River, side slough near Ridgely, Tennessee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number8010100
HUC10 NameBlue Bank Bayou-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010005
HUC12 NameSandy Hook Bar-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080101000502
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month11
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsBLCP110717-001. Not submitted for ploidy testing. Fish was gutted prior to measurements, sex unknown.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierKentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildife Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size838 mm TL; 6,160 g
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