Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID158750
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateOH
CountyPickaway
LocalityScioto drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameScioto
HUC8 Number05060000
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:275
Author:Lee, D.S., C.R. Gilbert, C.H. Hocutt, R.E. Jenkins, D.E. McAllister, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Date:1980
Title:Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes.
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural History
Issue:12
Pages:854 pp
CommentsNative to middle and lower Amur River (USSR), and eastward flowing rivers of China. Fist imported by USF&WS from Malaysia and by Auburn Univ. from Taiwan in 1963. Imported and introduced for biological control of aquatic weeds.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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