Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1541619
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyCalhoun
LocalityMississippi River [near Hamburg]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameThe Sny
HUC8 Number07110004
HUC10 NameMozier Island-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000410
HUC12 NameBryants Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100041004
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month4
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP040919-001. Male. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size848 mm TL; 6,100 g
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/24/2019].

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