Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID625247
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateMO
CountyNew Madrid
LocalityMississippi River, [lower R.M. 901] Tiptonville, Island 8
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
HUC10 NameIsland Number 8-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010003
HUC12 NameDonaldson Point-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080101000301
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month1
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsWGL Carp DB 14-003-02. Ploidy could not be determined. Male specimen.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size960 mm TL; 8.25 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/20/2019].

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