Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID36087
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateMO
CountyMiller
LocalityOsage River at Osage Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake of the Ozarks
HUC8 Number10290109
HUC10 NameGravois Creek-Osage River
HUC10 Number1029010904
HUC12 NameBuck Creek-Lake of the Ozarks
HUC12 Number102901090406
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month4
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1875
Author:Fuller, P.L., L.G. Nico, and J.D. Williams.
Date:1999
Title:Nonindigenous fishes introduced into inland waters of the United States. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 27.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:613
CommentsEscaped when high water of April 11-13 flooded aquaculture ponds. First documented escape in wild. Also escaped were blue catfish, bighead carp, grass carp, hybrid sunfish, paddlefish, and channel catfish.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected30


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/21/2019].

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