Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1546813
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateKY
CountyFulton
LocalityObion Creek, a Mississippi River tributary [in Hickman]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBayou De Chien-Mayfield
HUC8 Number08010201
HUC10 NameObion Creek
HUC10 Number0801020105
HUC12 NameCane Creek-Obion Creek
HUC12 Number080102010507
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month5
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP052919-001. BC 1 5/29/19. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierSouthern Illinois University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size833 mm TL; 9,500 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2019].

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