Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1736381
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyAlexander
LocalityHorseshoe Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCache
HUC8 Number07140108
HUC10 NameBoar Creek-Cache River
HUC10 Number0714010803
HUC12 NameLake Creek
HUC12 Number071401080303
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month3
Collection Year2024
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsIDs: BLCP032724-002 Water temperature: 55 F Ploidy: Outside of testing range Habitat: Open water Depth: 4’ Sex: Male
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
SizeTL: 1080 mm FL: 992 mm Weight: 16.15 kg Girth: 608 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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