Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID36009
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateMO
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1879
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:131
Author:Pflieger, W.L.
Date:1975
Title:The Fishes of Missouri.
Publisher:Missouri Department of Conservation.
Pages:343 pp
CommentsFirst brought to MO in 1879. Over next 15 years MO Fish Comm. reared over 80,000 for stocking. Program discontinued in 1895, but firmly established by then.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest RecordState
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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