Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID270620
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateLA
CountyWest Feliciana
LocalityMississippi River, [lower R.M. 300] near Louisiana State Penitentiary -- east of of Simmesport
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Baton Rouge
HUC8 Number08070100
HUC10 NameMiddle Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0807010001
HUC12 NameRaccourci Island
HUC12 Number080701000101
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month6
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20903
Author:Tulane University Museum of Natural History.
Date:2011
Title:Tulane University Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Tulane University Museum of Natural History.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:27105
Author:Hunter, M.E., and L.G. Nico
Date:2015
Title:Genetic analysis of invasive Asian Black Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) in the Mississippi River Basin: evidence for multiple introductions.
Journal:Biological Invasions
Volume:17
Issue:1
Pages:99-114
Reference 3
Ref. Number:26212
Author:GBIF
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
CommentsSee voucher photos. Ploidy unknown. Field No. LGN10-53
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalfrozen
Museum Cat NumberTU 200892
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size832 mm TL; 6.25 kg
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