Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1695667
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateMO
CountySt. Charles
LocalityMississippi River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeruque-Piasa
HUC8 Number07110009
HUC10 NamePortage Des Sioux-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000904
HUC12 NameMarais Temps Clair-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100090401
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month5
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsIDs: BLCP052522-002 Water temperature: 68.7 F TL: 785 mm FL: 723 mm Weight: 5.34 kg Girth: 405 mm Ploidy: Not tested, fish outside of testing range Gear: Hoop net (4’ diameter, 1.5” x 2” mesh) Habitat: NR Depth: 16.8’ Sex: Male
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierCERC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
SizeTL: 785 mm FL: 723 mm Weight: 5.34 kg Girth: 405 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/6/2022].

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