Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID163500
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateIL
CountyCass
LocalityIllinois River, La Grange Reach [extends from La Grange Lock & Dam located south of Beardstown, upstream to Peoria Lock & Dam near Peoria]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Lake Chautauqua
HUC8 Number07130003
HUC10 NameCrane Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713000311
HUC12 NameCurry Lake
HUC12 Number071300031102
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year1994
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14920
Author:Irons, K.S., S.A. Delain, E. Gittinger, B.S. Ickes, C.S. Kolar, D. Ostendorf, E.N. Ratcliff, and A.J. Benson.
Date:2009
Title:Non-native fishes in the Upper Mississippi River System.
Publisher:US Geological Survey and US Army Corps of Engineers [Long Term Resources Monitoring Program (LTRMP)].
Issue:Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5176
Pages:1-131
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile
Size30 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/3/2020].

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