Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1545088
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateLA
CountySt. Landry
LocalityAtchafalaya River, about 3 miles N of Krotz Springs, Point Coupee side
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAtchafalaya
HUC8 Number08080101
HUC10 NameMiddle Atchafalaya River
HUC10 Number0808010102
HUC12 NameBayou Courtableau-Atchafalaya River
HUC12 Number080801010205
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month5
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsNot tested for ploidy.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size4 ft.


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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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