Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID241266
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateNC
CountyHyde
LocalityLake Mattamuskeet, 7 miles N of Pamlico Sound [see town of New Holland]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePamlico Sound
HUC8 Number03020105
HUC10 NameLake Mattamuskeet-Rose Bay
HUC10 Number0302010501
HUC12 NameLake Mattamuskeet
HUC12 Number030201050101
Map
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Collection Year1940
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16758
Author:Cahoon, W.G.
Date:1953
Title:Commercial carp removal at Lake Mattamuskeet, North Carolina.
Journal:The Journal of Wildlife Management
Volume:17
Issue:3
Pages:312-317
CommentsA removal process in the 1940s helped improve water quality.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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