Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID268478
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateUT
LocalityGreen River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Green
HUC8 Number14060008
Map
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Collection Year1890
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18381
Author:Wiley, R.W.
Date:2008
Title:Perspective: Fisheries History: The 1962 Rotenone Treatment of the Green River, Wyoming and Utah, Revistied: Lessons Learned.
Journal:Fisheries
Volume:33
Issue:12
Pages:611-617
CommentsThis article states that common carp were introduced in the Green River system in the late nineteen century, but does not elaborate on the exact date or mode of introduction.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/30/2020].

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