Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1446458
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityChicago Fish Market, Chicago, IL
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year1947
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Commentscollected - presumed this was for sale at the market
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberField Museum of Natural History, Catalog number:43041
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2021].

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