Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)

Specimen ID1447362
Common NameBlack Carp
LocalityMississippi River, south of Thebes
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number7140105
HUC10 NameHobbs Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010508
HUC12 NameHolden Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401050801
Collection Day8
Collection Month2
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
CommentsBLCP020818-001. LFHC Carp DB 18-016-02. Not submitted for ploidy testing. Larger female contained eggs.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois Dept. of Natural Resources
Number Collected1
Size1607 mm TL, 52.16 kg
Number of Females1
Number of Breeding Females1

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2018]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2018].

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