Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1657579
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyAlexander
LocalityHorseshoe Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCache
HUC8 Number07140108
HUC10 NameBoar Creek-Cache River
HUC10 Number0714010803
HUC12 NameLake Creek
HUC12 Number071401080303
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month5
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP052021-001. Male. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois NHS/U.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size765 mm TL; 6.50 kg
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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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