Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1462474
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyMonroe
LocalityMississippi River, at Rush Island ramp just downriver of Herculaneum, Missouri
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number07140101
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month1
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP012518-003. Male. Not submitted for ploidy testing.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size879 mm TL; 6920 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/19/2019].

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