Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1462929
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateLA
CountyPointe Coupee
LocalityMississippi River [near St. Francisville]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Baton Rouge
HUC8 Number08070100
HUC10 NameMiddle Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0807010001
HUC12 NameProfit Island
HUC12 Number080701000103
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month5
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP050818-001. Male, not submitted for ploidy testing.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size796 mm TL; 5,910 g
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/13/2019].

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