Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1458977
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateIN
CountyPorter
LocalityLittle Calumet River in Burns Harbor/Portage area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Calumet-Galien
HUC8 Number04040001
HUC10 NameEast Arm Little Calumet River
HUC10 Number0404000104
HUC12 NameCoffee Creek-East Arm Little Calumet River
HUC12 Number040400010403
Map
+
Collection Day22
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | stocked for biocontrol
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30785
Author:Harris, B.
Date:2017
Title:Collection data on non-native aquatic species in Lake Michigan
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Green Bay Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office
CommentsLFHC 17-062-01. Several diploid Grass Carp found by boat electrofishing; possible breeding in area.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size925 mm TL


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/13/2020].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.