Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1736392
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyMadison
LocalityMississippi River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number07140101
HUC10 NameMaline Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010104
HUC12 NameMaline Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401010401
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month4
Collection Year2024
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsIDs: BLCP042924-001 Water temperature: 57 F Ploidy: Outside of testing range Habitat: wing dike/ side channel Depth: 33’ Sex: female Comments: previously captured fish for telemetry study. euthanized and tags removed.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierUSGS CERC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
SizeTL: 1080 mm FL: 1005 mm Weight: 13.77 kg Girth: 590 mm
Number of Females1


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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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