Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31496
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateFL
County?
LocalityKissimmee River, Pool E, remnant river run in the vicinity of Platts Bluff
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number03090101
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month3
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusstocked
CommentsAlthough grass carp have previously been taken from pool B and C and from Lake Okeechobee, this is the first record from pool E. It is not clear whether this is indicative of increased abundance or simply dispersal of existing fish.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size978 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2021].

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