Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1635355
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateKY
CountyLivingston
LocalityOhio River, near Smithland
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio-Bay
HUC8 Number05140203
HUC10 NameBarren Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020309
HUC12 NameSister Islands-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402030905
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month3
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Comments030920-01-DH
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierKentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1088 mm TL; 17,600 g
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/28/2020].

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