Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1522330
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyCalhoun
LocalityIllinois River (near mouth)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois
HUC8 Number07130011
HUC10 NameSwan Lake-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713001110
HUC12 NamePossum Creek-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071300111006
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month10
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP100718-001. Immature female.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size701 mm TL; 3,540 g
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/16/2019].

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