Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1545360
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyClinton
LocalityKaskaskia River, 1 mile south of Route 50 bridge in Carlyle
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Kaskaskia
HUC8 Number07140202
HUC10 NamePlum Creek-Kaskaskia River
HUC10 Number0714020209
HUC12 NameLittle York Branch-Kaskaskia River
HUC12 Number071402020901
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Collection Day12
Collection Month5
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP051219-001. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois Dept. of Nat. Res. and U.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size588 mm TL; 2,280 g
Number of Females1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/21/2019].

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