Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1613727
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateKY
CountyBallard
LocalityOhio River,under Cairo, IL bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio
HUC8 Number05140206
HUC10 NameRedstone Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020607
HUC12 NameCity of Cairo-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402060704
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP071119-002. BC 1 7/11/19. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierSouthern Illinois University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size891 mm TL; 11,000 g
Number of Females1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/17/2019].

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