Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID617895
GroupFishes
GenusCtenopharyngodon
Speciesidella
Varietytriploid
Common NameGrass Carp (triploid)
StatePA
CountyWarren
LocalityAllegheny River at rivermile 196.8, at the tailrace of Kinzua Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Allegheny
HUC8 Number05010001
HUC10 NameLower Allegheny River
HUC10 Number0501000112
HUC12 NameMorse Run-Allegheny River
HUC12 Number050100011209
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month12
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
CommentsWGL Carp DB 14-001-01. Triploid. Verified by USFWS, Onalaska, WI; injuries were probably sustained passing through the dam's sluice gates.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size955 mm; 11.406 kg
Photo
Ctenopharyngodon idella


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