Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID270621
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateLA
CountyWest Feliciana
LocalityMississippi River (lower R.M. 300), near Lettsworth
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 Day28
Collection Month6
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/22/2019].

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