Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1658468
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyTazewell
LocalityIllinois River, Peoria Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Senachwine Lake
HUC8 Number07130001
HUC10 NamePartridge Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713000117
HUC12 NameTenmile Creek-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071300011705
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month7
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP072921-001. Male. Ploidy test pending.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey/Illinois DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size756 mm TL; 5.67 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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