Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1524444
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateTN
CountyHenry
LocalityTennessee River, at Kentucky Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKentucky Lake
HUC8 Number06040005
HUC10 NameStanding Rock Creek-Kentucky Lake
HUC10 Number0604000509
HUC12 NameKentucky Lake
HUC12 Number060400050905
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month1
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP012519-002. Gonad weight 149 g. Frozen, not submitted for ploidy testing.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierTennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size985 mm TL; 12,900 g
Number of Breeding Females1
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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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