Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1447363
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyMonroe
LocalityMississippi River, Illinois side, just S of the Meramec River mouth [Missouri]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number07140101
HUC10 NameRock Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010106
HUC12 NameCarr Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401010603
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month1
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsLFHC Carp DB 18-016-05. BLCP012518-001. Not submitted for ploidy testing. Captured downstream side of chevron dike (upstream dike of a set of 3).
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierG. Whitledge, Southern Illinois University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size815 mm TL; 5.9 kg
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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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