Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1533057
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateKY
CountyBallard
LocalityOhio River, near Mound City, Illinois
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio
HUC8 Number05140206
HUC10 NameRedstone Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020607
HUC12 NameHess Bayou-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402060703
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month3
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP030219-001. No ploidy test, specimen had been frozen.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierSouthern Illinois University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size909 mm TL; 7,800 g
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/18/2019].

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