Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1633970
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateKY
CountyCarlisle
LocalityMississippi River, 3 miles south of Wickliffe
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
HUC10 NameBrewer Lake-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010002
HUC12 NameIslands 2,3, and 4-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080101000201
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month1
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP011720-001. Male. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierSouthern Illinois University / USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size983 mm TL; 13,000 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2020].

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