Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID160509
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateWA
CountyGrant
LocalityMoses Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Crab
HUC8 Number17020015
HUC10 NameRocky Ford Creek
HUC10 Number1702001503
HUC12 NameLower Rocky Ford Creek
HUC12 Number170200150302
Map
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Collection Year1942
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:445
Author:Chapman, W.M.
Date:1942
Title:Alien fishes in the waters of the Pacific Northwest.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:28
Issue:1
Pages:9-15
CommentsA small commercial fishery exists whose product if dried carp meal, which is sold for fish food.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/19/2020].

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