Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1524553
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateMS
CountyTunica
LocalityTunica Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Helena
HUC8 Number08020100
HUC10 NameTunica Lake-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0802010001
HUC12 NameTunica Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080201000102
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month2
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsNot submitted for ploidy testing.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMississippi Dept. Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Size24, 31, 82 lbs.


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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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