Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1701961
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 NameCity of Woodriver-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100090403
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month6
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsWater temperature: 81.2 F Ploidy: Sent off for testing Habitat: NA Depth: 14.4’ Sex: Male Tagged and released for telemetry
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierCERC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
SizeTL: 1081 mm FL: 988 mm Weight: 20.46 kg Girth: 522 mm
Number Released1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2023].

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