Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33561
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateIL
CountyMassac
LocalityOhio River near mile marker 945, near Metropolis
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio
HUC8 Number05140206
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month7
Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
CommentsRemote possibility specimens may be silver carp. Late prolarval/early postlarval stage, myomere counts of 32-33 preanals and 10-11 postanals. First record of reproductions in these river systems.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierSam McCord, Hunter Env. Services, St. Louis, MO
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Year Classlarvae
Size6 mm TL


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