Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus var. triploid
Mylopharyngodon piceus var. triploid
(Black Carp (triploid))
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1546818
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Varietytriploid
Common NameBlack Carp (triploid)
StateKY
CountyCarlisle
LocalityMississippi River [S of Wickliffe]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
HUC10 NameBrewer Lake-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010002
HUC12 NameIslands 2,3, and 4-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080101000201
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month5
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP053119-005. Triploid.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1072 mm TL; 11,970 g
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2019].

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