Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID26230
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Varietydiploid
Common NameGrass Carp (diploid)
StateAL
LocalityGuntersville Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGuntersville Lake
HUC8 Number06030001
Map
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Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusstocked
CommentsTVA released diploid grass carp into the reservoir. Private citizens (Save Our Lakes) dumped in diploid grass carp before TVA.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierTVA
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/20/2019].

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