Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1547569
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLake Calumet [Calumet City]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Calumet-Galien
HUC8 Number04040001
HUC10 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000106
HUC12 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400010603
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsLFHC 19-041-01. Probably a triploid but ploidy test was not clear.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois Nat. Hist. Survey and Illinois Dept. of Nat. Res.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1026 mm TL; 14,602 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/21/2021].

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