Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1653509
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyPeoria
LocalityIllinois River, Upper Peoria Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Senachwine Lake
HUC8 Number07130001
HUC10 NamePartridge Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713000117
HUC12 NameBlue Creek-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071300011703
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month10
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP100120-001. Not tested for ploidy.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIlinois DNR/U.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size738 mm TL; 5.27 kg
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2021].

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