Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID282237
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateLA
CountySt. Landry
LocalityAtchafalaya River near town of Melville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAtchafalaya
HUC8 Number08080101
HUC10 NameMiddle Atchafalaya River
HUC10 Number0808010102
HUC12 NameBayou Courtableau-Atchafalaya River
HUC12 Number080801010205
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month6
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20903
Author:Tulane University Museum of Natural History.
Date:2011
Title:Tulane University Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Tulane University Museum of Natural History.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:20901
Author:Nico, L.G., A. Demopoulos, D. Gualtieri, and C. Wieser.
Date:2011
Title:Use of stable isotopes and mercury to assess trophic positions of black carp and other large fishes in the Red-Atchafalaya River system, Louisiana, USA.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:105-120
Reference 3
Ref. Number:26212
Author:GBIF
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
CommentsPloidy unknown. LGN10-59
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberTU 200893
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size836 mm TL; 6.4 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/25/2019].

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