Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus var. diploid
Mylopharyngodon piceus var. diploid
(Black Carp (diploid))
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID617917
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Varietydiploid
Common NameBlack Carp (diploid)
StateIL
CountyRandolph
LocalityMississippi River, [upper R.M. 106] near Chester
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameSaline Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010501
HUC12 NameOld River-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401050114
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month12
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsWGL Carp DB 13-025-001 and 13-025-002. Both Diploid specimens.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size955 mm, 9.75 kg; 1035 mm, 12.5 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/19/2019].

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