Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1731334
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyPulaski
LocalityOhio River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio
HUC8 Number05140206
HUC10 NameRedstone Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020607
HUC12 NameHess Bayou-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402060703
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month1
Collection Year2024
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsIDs: BLCP012624-003 Water temperature: 40 F Ploidy: Outside of testing range Habitat: channel border Depth: 16’ Sex: Female
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
SizeTL: 924 mm FL: 864 mm Weight: 8.71 kg Girth: 477 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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