Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella var. diploid
Ctenopharyngodon idella var. diploid
(Grass Carp (diploid))
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43189
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Varietydiploid
Common NameGrass Carp (diploid)
StateTX
CountyMontgomery
LocalityLake Conroe near Conroe [Honea Reservoir]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Fork San Jacinto
HUC8 Number12040101
HUC10 NameWest Fork San Jacinto River-Conroe Lake
HUC10 Number1204010102
HUC12 NameLittle Lake Creek-Conroe Lake
HUC12 Number120401010205
Map
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Collection Year1981
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:351
Author:Chilton, E.
Date:1992
Title:The grass carp in Texas.
Journal:Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept. brochure PWD-BR-N3200-208A-2/92
Reference 3
Ref. Number:13561
Author:Yoon, C.K.
Date:2003
Title:Texans call in a monster fish to tame a monster weed.
Publisher:New York Times
Issue:April 8, 2003
Reference 4
Ref. Number:898
Author:Lamb, C.
Date:1994
Title:New cause for concern over exotic grass carp.
Journal:Bass Times
Volume:29
Issue:6
Pages:1, 9
CommentsFirst legal introduction in the state. Released for research in 1981-82.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierTexas Parks and Wildlife Department
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked270,000


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