Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID163915
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateMA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityGreat Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameConcord
HUC8 Number01070005
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14257
Author:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Date:2005
Title:National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species.
Publisher:USFWS National Wildlife Refuge System and USGS National Institute of Invasive Species Science.
CommentsManagement effort to keep this species out of our freshwater impoundments include fish screens, and physical removal. No control is being conducted in the river
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2019].

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