Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159317
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateMS
CountySharkey
LocalityLittle Sunflower River, Hwy 16, 7.5 km SE of Rolling Fork
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Sunflower
HUC8 Number08030207
HUC10 NameSilver Creek-Big Sunflower River
HUC10 Number0803020717
HUC12 NameAmerican Churte
HUC12 Number080302071707
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month7
Collection Year2003
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.
CommentsField number: WTS03-009
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberMMNS 29709
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size49.56 mm (SL)
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2021].

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