Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1658254
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyFulton
LocalityIllinois River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Lake Chautauqua
HUC8 Number07130003
HUC10 NameSister Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713000306
HUC12 NameBig Sister Creek
HUC12 Number071300030604
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month7
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsBLCP070621-001. LFHC 21-044-19. Male. Ploidy results absent due to poor sample.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size735 mm TL; 3.83 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2021].

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