Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1649735
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateMO
CountyNew Madrid
LocalityMississippi River, Island No. 8 [east of New Madrid]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
HUC10 NameIsland Number 8-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010003
HUC12 NameDonaldson Point-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080101000301
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month6
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP060220-001 (male), -002 (female). Not tested for ploidy.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
SizeM: 920 mm TL, 9.76 kg; F: 1075 mm TL, 15.01 g
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