Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1548303
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyAlexander
LocalityMississippi River, in the vicinity of river mile 5 [near Cairo]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameHobbs Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010508
HUC12 NameHorseshoe Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401050804
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP062519-001. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1087 mm TL; 16,030 g
Number of Females1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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