Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1711919
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyAlexander
LocalityHorseshoe Lake – Alexander County
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCache
HUC8 Number07140108
HUC10 NameBoar Creek-Cache River
HUC10 Number0714010803
HUC12 NameLake Creek
HUC12 Number071401080303
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month4
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsIDs: BLCP042623-005 Water temperature: 52 F Ploidy: Send out for testing Habitat: Open water Depth: 2.5’ Sex: Male
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
SizeTL: 999 mm FL: 923 mm Weight: 12.90 kg Girth: 561 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/15/2024].

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