Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus var. triploid
Mylopharyngodon piceus var. triploid
(Black Carp (triploid))
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID273572
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Varietytriploid
Common NameBlack Carp (triploid)
StateIL
CountyCalhoun
LocalityIllinois River, in side channel at approx. R.M. 27.5
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois
HUC8 Number07130011
HUC10 NameSwan Lake-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713001110
HUC12 NameCrater Creek-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071300111003
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month10
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
CommentsTriploid specimen. Empty stomach. Not aged. See voucher photo. LGN10-78
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalfrozen
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size875 mm TL; 8.3 kg
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/23/2019].

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