Specimen Information

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Ctenopharyngodon idella
(Grass Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID46546
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Common NameGrass Carp
StateWI
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:271
Author:Becker, G.C.
Date:1983
Title:Fishes of Wisconsin.
Publisher:University of Wisconsin Press
Pages:1052 pp
CommentsStocked illegally in southern Wisconsin waters; WI DNR poisoned these waters to eradicate the grass carp.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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