Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1656958
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyAlexander
LocalityMississippi River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameHobbs Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010508
HUC12 NameHolden Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401050801
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month2
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP022321-001. Not tested for ploidy.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size774 mm TL; 5.83 kg
Number of Females1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/7/2023].

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