Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella var. triploid
Ctenopharyngodon idella var. triploid
(Grass Carp (triploid))
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID260879
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Varietytriploid
Common NameGrass Carp (triploid)
StateTX
CountyGuadalupe
LocalityGuadelupe River between New Braunfels and Gonzales
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Guadalupe
HUC8 Number12100202
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13942
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:1999
Title:Guide to identification of harmful and potentially harmful fishes, shellfishes, and aquatic plants prohibited in Texas. Revised edition.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Inland Fisheries Division
Pages:370 pp
CommentsMost of the fish (triploids) washed downstream during high flow conditions.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2020].

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