Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164872
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateLA
CountyConcordia
LocalityRed River [~8 km above its confluence with the Old River Diversion (Mississippi River) and the head of the Atchafalaya River]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Red
HUC8 Number08040301
HUC10 NameLong Bayou-Red River
HUC10 Number0804030105
HUC12 NameBayou Natchitoches-Red River
HUC12 Number080403010504
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month5
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14959
Author:Nico, L.G., J.D. Williams, and H.L. Jelks.
Date:2005
Title:Black Carp, Biological Synopsis and Risk Assessment of an Introduced Species.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society Special Publication 32.
Pages:337 p
Record TypeLiterature
Disposaldiscarded
Verifierstate biologist
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size904 mm TL; 7.19 kg
Number Released0
Number of Females0


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/19/2019].

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