Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1546831
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyMassac
LocalityOhio River [at Brookport]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio
HUC8 Number05140206
HUC10 NameMud Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020601
HUC12 NameMud Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402060102
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month5
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP053119-002. Female. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierKentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size940 mm TL; 10,800 g
Number of Females1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/18/2019].

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