Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID32103
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateFL
CountyHighlands-Okeechobee
LocalityKissimmee River, in a remnant river run, Okeechobee/Highlands county line
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number03090101
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month3
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusstocked
CommentsReceives intermittent discharge thru culvert in tieback levee for S-65B & joins C-38 canal in Pool C, 1 mi. downstream from this structure. Dense beds of hydrilla throughout whole run. A school of approximately 25 fish was sighted but not collected.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierJon Wullschleger, Bio. Sci. II, Okeechobee Field S
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Size898-940 mm TL; 11.3-15.9 kg


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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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