Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1731331
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyRandolph
LocalityMississippi River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameSaline Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010501
HUC12 NameOld River-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401050114
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month1
Collection Year2024
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsIDs: BLCP012524-001 Water temperature: NR Ploidy: outside of testing range Habitat: wing dike scour hole Depth: 22’ Sex: Male
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierUSGS CERC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
SizeTL: 965 mm FL: 870 mm Weight: 8.44 kg Girth: 480 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/17/2024].

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