Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1548420
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyRandolph
LocalityKaskaskia River, near Evansville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kaskaskia
HUC8 Number07140204
HUC10 NameKaskaskia River
HUC10 Number0714020409
HUC12 NameCamp Creek-Kaskaskia River
HUC12 Number071402040910
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP070319-001. Not tested for ploidy. Fish size updated by USGS.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalfrozen
VerifierSouthern Illinois University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1310 mm TL; 25,950 g
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2020].

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