Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID749947
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateLA
CountyConcordia
LocalityAtchafalaya River, approx. 3-miles downstream from the Old River Control Structure in southern Concordia Parish, approximately 2-miles from the mouth of Red River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Red
HUC8 Number08040301
HUC10 NameLong Bayou-Red River
HUC10 Number0804030105
HUC12 NameOutflow Channel-Red River
HUC12 Number080403010505
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month7
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27105
Author:Hunter, M.E., and L.G. Nico
Date:2015
Title:Genetic analysis of invasive Asian Black Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) in the Mississippi River Basin: evidence for multiple introductions.
Journal:Biological Invasions
Volume:17
Issue:1
Pages:99-114
CommentsMale specimen. Ploidy unknown. LGN05-07
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat NumberUF184839
VerifierLeo Nico
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size983 mm TL; 9.2 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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