Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1703251
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateKY
CountyLivingston
LocalityCooper Creek, Tennessee River drainage
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Tennessee
HUC8 Number06040006
HUC10 NameIsland Creek-Tennessee River
HUC10 Number0604000605
HUC12 NameGuess Creek-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060400060502
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month1
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsIDs: BLCP011922-001 Water temperature: Not recorded Ploidy: Too degraded to sample Habitat: Deep hole in tributary to lower TN River Depth: 24’ Sex: M
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierKentucky DFWR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
SizeTL: 847 mm FL: 776 mm Weight: 6.87?kg Girth: 476?mm
Photo
Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/21/2024].

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