Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1731339
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyRandolph
LocalityKaskaskia River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kaskaskia
HUC8 Number07140204
HUC10 NameKaskaskia River
HUC10 Number0714020409
HUC12 NameBaldwin Lake-Kaskaskia River
HUC12 Number071402040908
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month2
Collection Year2024
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsIDs: BLCP021624-001 Water temperature: NR Ploidy: Not tested Habitat: Main channel Depth: 7’ Sex: Female
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
SizeTL: 984 mm FL: 906 mm Weight: 11.00 kg Girth: 546 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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