Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID242968
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateLA
LocalityAtchafalaya River
HUC8 NameAtchafalaya
HUC8 Number08080101
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsPloidy not yet confirmed as of this 2008 entry date.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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