Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1447362
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyAlexander
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
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month2
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP020818-001. LFHC Carp DB 18-016-02 and -03. Neither submitted for ploidy testing. Larger female contained eggs.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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 [6/24/2018].

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