Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID163482
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateMO
CountySt. Louis
LocalityMississippi River side channel above St. Louis
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number07140101
Map
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Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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
Commentsperhaps first evidence of reproduction in the upper Mississippi River system
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size52 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/19/2021].

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