Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1541620
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateTN
CountyHenry
LocalityTennessee River (Big Sandy embayment of 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 Day9
Collection Month4
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP040919-002. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierTennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size882 mm TL; 9,520 g
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/17/2019].

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