Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33864
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateIN
CountyKnox
LocalityWabash River, near Vincennes, Indiana
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Wabash-Busseron
HUC8 Number05120111
Map
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Collection Month9
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
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierIN Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size9 kg


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