Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1649775
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateMO
CountyClark
LocalityMississippi River [just S of Warsaw, IL]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBear-Wyaconda
HUC8 Number07110001
HUC10 NameBuck Run-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000106
HUC12 NameGreys Island-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100010601
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month6
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP060720-001. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size5 ft.; 42 lbs.
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2021].

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