Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID274085
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateMN
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1880
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food | stocked for sport
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19611
Author:Hoffbeck, S.R.
Date:2001
Title:"Without Careful Consideration": why carp swim in Minnesota's waters.
Journal:Minnesota History
Volume:57
Issue:6
Pages:305-320
Commentswidespread in the state. Heavy stocking between 1880 and 1890
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/9/2020].

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