Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus var. triploid
Mylopharyngodon piceus var. triploid
(Black Carp (triploid))
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID156822
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Varietytriploid
Common NameBlack Carp (triploid)
StateIL
CountyAlexander
LocalityHorseshoe Lake [near the Mississippi River and ~6 mi W of Mounds]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCache
HUC8 Number07140108
HUC10 NameBoar Creek-Cache River
HUC10 Number0714010803
HUC12 NameLake Creek
HUC12 Number071401080303
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month3
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13548
Author:Chick, J.H., R.J. Maher, B.M. Burr, M.R. Thomas.
Date:2003
Title:First black carp captured in U.S.
Journal:Science
Volume:300
Pages:1876-1877
CommentsTriploid; 4 yr old male; no nearby farms with black carp; no live food markets; fish not tagged with state certified tag
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierSouthern Illinois University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size783 mm; 5.8 kg
Number Preserved1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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