Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID163036
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateIL
LocalityMississippi River, IL
Collection Month2
Collection Year1971
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:732
Author:Guillory, V., and R.D. Gasaway
Date:1978
Title:Zoogeography of the grass carp in the United States.
Journal:Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Volume:107
Issue:1
Pages:105-112
Reference 2
Ref. Number:840
Author:Raibley, P.T., D. Blodgett, and R.E. Sparks
Date:1995
Title:Evidence of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) reproduction in the Illinois and Upper Mississippi Rivers.
Journal:Journal of Freshwater Ecology
Volume:10
Issue:1
Pages:65-74
CommentsIllinois portion of the river.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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