Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1421473
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateMS
CountyWashington
LocalityMississippi River, Old River channel
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Greenville
HUC8 Number08030100
HUC10 Number0803010001
HUC12 Number080301000100
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month11
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP111417-001. Immature female, not submitted for ploidy.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size934 mm TL; 9,600 g
Number of Females1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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