Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1710791
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyAlexander
LocalityHorseshoe Lake - Ohio River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio
HUC8 Number05140206
HUC10 NameRedstone Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020607
HUC12 NameCity of Cairo-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402060704
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month2
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsIDs: BLCP020623-001 Water temperature: NR Ploidy: Not collected Habitat: Open water Depth: 2’ Sex: Female
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierILDNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
SizeTL: 1024 mm FL: 958 mm Weight: 15.8 kg Girth: 630 mm
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/24/2024].

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