Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID555467
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StatePA
CountyChester
LocalityBig Elk Creek at RM 7.39
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChester-Sassafras
HUC8 Number02060002
HUC10 NameElk River
HUC10 Number0206000202
HUC12 NameBig Elk Creek
HUC12 Number020600020203
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month8
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26264
Author:Pennsylvania Sea Grant.
Date:2013
Title:Pennsylvania's Field Guide to Aquatic Invasive Species
Publisher:Pennsylvania Sea Grant
Pages:185 p.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/20/2021].

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