Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33565
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateIL
CountyWhite
LocalityWabash River near Carmi, IL
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLittle Wabash
HUC8 Number05120114
Map
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Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:490
Author:Anonymous
Date:1977
Title:Grass carp problems.
Journal:SFI Bulletin
Volume:288
Pages:5
CommentsIt is suspected that grass carp moved up the Ohio River from the Mississippi where several thousand kilograms are taken annually.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierIllinois DOC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size4.5 kg


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