Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1547592
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateMO
CountySt. Charles
LocalityMississippi River [near Grafton, IL]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeruque-Piasa
HUC8 Number07110009
HUC10 NamePortage Des Sioux-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000904
HUC12 NameMarais Temps Clair-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100090401
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP061719-001. Ploidy test pending. Caudal fin damaged.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1020 mm TL; 16,570 g
Number of Females1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/13/2019].

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