Specimen Information

Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus carpio
(Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID614660
GroupFishes
GenusCyprinus
Speciescarpio
Common NameCommon Carp
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityHumboldt Park Lagoon in Chicago
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameLower Branch Chicago River
HUC12 Number071200030106
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusstocked
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected21


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/23/2021].

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