Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159287
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateMS
CountyTunica
LocalityMississippi River, St. Francis dike sandbar, RM 672
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Helena
HUC8 Number08020100
HUC10 NameTunica Lake-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0802010001
HUC12 NameTunica Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080201000102
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month7
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13923
Author:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
Date:2004
Title:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Nonindigenous Fish Records.
Publisher:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberMMNS 23909
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size47.7 - 50.9 mm (SL)
Number Preserved2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/5/2020].

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