Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1548432
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateKY
CountyBallard
LocalityOhio River, under the Cairo, Illinois bridge [near the mouth]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio
HUC8 Number05140206
HUC10 NameRedstone Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020607
HUC12 NameCity of Cairo-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402060704
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen had been frozen, therefore it was not tested for ploidy.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierSouthern Illinois University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size865 mm TL; 11,000 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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