Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1710802
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyMonroe
LocalityMississippi River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number07140101
HUC10 NamePrairie duPont Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010105
HUC12 NamePalmer Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401010507
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month2
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsIDs: BLCP020923-001 Water temperature: 34.2 F Ploidy: Outside of testing range Habitat: wing dike Depth: 33’ Sex: Female
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierUSGS CERC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
SizeTL: 868 m FL: 812 mm Weight: 6.44 kg Girth: 448 mm
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/2/2023].

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