Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1546544
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateKY
CountyBallard
LocalityMississippi River, at confluence with Ohio River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
HUC10 NameShawnee Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010001
HUC12 NameTown of Wickliffe-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080101000103
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month4
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBC 2 4/22/19. Not submitted for ploidy testing.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalfrozen
VerifierSouthern Illinois University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size735 mm TL; 5,750 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2019].

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