Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID274094
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateMN
CountyRamsey
LocalityLake Como, near St. Paul-Minneapolis
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
HUC10 NameCity of Saint Paul-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0701020608
HUC12 NameMcCarrons Lake
HUC12 Number070102060802
Map
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Collection Year1882
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked6


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2020].

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