Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1736390
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyMonroe
LocalityMississippi River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number07140101
HUC10 NameRock Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010106
HUC12 NameCarr Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401010603
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month4
Collection Year2024
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsIDs: BLCP042624-002 Water temperature: 56 F Ploidy: Outside of testing range Habitat: between two wing dikes Depth: 19’ Sex: Male
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
SizeTL: 870 mm FL: 815 mm Weight: 6.02 kg Girth: 424 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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