Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID275491
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Varietydiploid
Common NameBlack Carp (diploid)
StateMO
CountySt. Charles
LocalityMississippi River, at Maple Island in side channel just below Alton Dam [upper R.M. 200]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeruque-Piasa
HUC8 Number07110009
HUC10 NamePortage Des Sioux-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000904
HUC12 NameCity of Alton-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100090402
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month5
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsDiploid specimen. See voucher photo. LGN11-06
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberSouthern Illinois University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size1018 mm; 44 lbs.
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2019].

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