Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1658270
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateKY
CountyMcCracken
LocalityTennessee River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Tennessee
HUC8 Number06040006
HUC10 NameIsland Creek-Tennessee River
HUC10 Number0604000605
HUC12 NameWhite Oak Creek-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060400060505
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month7
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsBLCP072321-001. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size919 mm TL; 8.44 kg
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/27/2021].

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