Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID34479
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateKY
LocalityMississippi River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
Map
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Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:82
Author:Burr, B.M., and M.L. Warren, Jr.
Date:1986
Title:A distributional atlas of Kentucky fishes. Scientific and Technical Series No. 4.
Publisher:Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
Pages:398 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:185
Author:Conner, J.V., R.P. Gallagher, and M.F. Chatry.
Date:1980
Title:Larval evidence for natural reproduction of the grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) in the lower Mississippi River. In L.A. Fuiman, ed., Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Larval Fish Conference. FWS/OBS-80/43.
Publisher:United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Biological Services Program, National Power Plant Team
Pages:1-19
CommentsTaken regularly. Evidence to indicate reproduction in the lower Mississippi River.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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