Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID36219
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateMS
CountyNewton
LocalityChunky River at Chunky Station
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChunky-Okatibbee
HUC8 Number03170001
HUC10 NameChunky Creek-Chunky River
HUC10 Number0317000103
HUC12 NameTonacana Creek-Chunky River
HUC12 Number031700010305
Map
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Collection Year1902
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:100
Author:Cook, F.A.
Date:1959
Title:Freshwater Fishes of Mississippi.
Publisher:Mississippi Game and Fish Commission Jackson, MS.
Pages:239 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:101
Author:Bowers, G.M.
Date:1902
Title:Report of the Commissioner for year ending June 30, 1902.
Publisher:US Comm of Fish and Fisheries.
Pages:LXXV
CommentsFirst plantings in Mississippi.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest RecordState
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked2500


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/30/2020].

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