Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID34367
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateKY
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date:1984
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:41-77
Reference 2
Ref. Number:459
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.P. Jennings, and J.D. Williams.
Date:1991
Title:Appendix 2: Exotic fishes
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:97-107
CommentsNative to middle and lower Amur River (USSR), and eastward flowing rivers of China. Fist imported by USF&WS from Malaysia and by Auburn Univ. from Taiwan in 1963. Imported and introduced for biological control of aquatic weeds.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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