Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1468790
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateNJ
CountyMercer
LocalityRobert G. Martin Lake, Veteran's Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Delaware-Musconetcong
HUC8 Number02040105
HUC10 NameAssunpink Creek-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204010508
HUC12 NameLower Assunpink Creek
HUC12 Number020401050803
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month4
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
CommentsCaught and removed 18 spawning carp from a flooded field alongside the lake. That's more than 2,200 common carp that I caught and removed from the lake the past several years.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected18
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/24/2020].

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