Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1546777
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateKY
CountyFulton
LocalityMississippi River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
HUC10 NameIsland Number 8-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010003
HUC12 NameDonaldson Point-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080101000301
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month5
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP052319-001. Male. Not tested for ploidy.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierKentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size953 mm TL; 9,588 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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