Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1633133
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyRandolph
LocalityMississippi River (2 miles above Chester bridge)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameSaline Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010501
HUC12 NameOld River-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401050114
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month11
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBC 1 11-9-19. Male. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierSouthern Illinois University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size774 mm TL; 5500 g
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