Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID36220
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateMS
CountyLincoln
LocalityBogue Chitto River near Johnstons Station
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBogue Chitto
HUC8 Number03180005
HUC10 NameBig Creek-Bogue Chitto
HUC10 Number0318000501
HUC12 NameMyers Creek-Bogue Chitto
HUC12 Number031800050105
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 [4/8/2020].

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