Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID278815
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateCA
CountyRiverside
LocalityDrainage canal south of Mecca, at junction of Hwy 111 and Johnson Avenue [St.].
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSalton Sea
HUC8 Number18100204
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month7
Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:601
Author:Mearns, A.J.
Date:1975
Title:Poeciliopsis gracilis (Heckel), a newly introduced poeciliid fish in California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:61
Pages:251-253
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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