Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43183
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateTX
LocalityGalveston Bay, see literature for map
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameWest Galveston Bay
HUC8 Number12040204
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:478
Author:Trimm, D.L., G. Guillen, C.T. Menn, and G.C. Matlock
Date:1989
Title:The occurrence of grass carp in Texas water.
Journal:The Texas Journal of Science
Volume:41
Issue:4
Pages:413-417
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierTexas Parks and Wildlife Department
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Sizemean TL 731 mm; range 721-743


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/18/2021].

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