Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID26382
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateAL
CountyJefferson
LocalityThomas Spring, Watercress Darter National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Black Warrior
HUC8 Number03160112
HUC10 NameValley Creek
HUC10 Number0316011201
HUC12 NameFive Mile Creek-Valley Creek
HUC12 Number031601120102
Map
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Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:778
Author:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Date:1992
Title:Watercress darter (Etheostoma nuchale) recovery plan.
Publisher:Jackson, MS.
Pages:16 pp
CommentsPrivate owner stocked spring prior to 1977. By 1977 almost all vegetation was gone as were the endangered watercress darters. Later (1981) carp were removed and darters restocked.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2021].

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