Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1457388
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountySt. Clair
LocalityKaskaskia River, in the channel a quarter mile below the route 13 bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kaskaskia
HUC8 Number07140204
HUC10 NameKaskaskia River
HUC10 Number0714020409
HUC12 NameLively Branch-Kaskaskia River
HUC12 Number071402040906
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Collection Day15
Collection Month2
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsBLCP021518-001. Ploidy test failed to give results.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size976 mm TL; 11.48 kg
Number of Females1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2020].

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