Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID749948
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateLA
CountyAvoyelles
LocalityAtchafalaya River about 2.6 miles (4.3 km) upstream from Simmesport railroad bridge (at point along right-descending bank, about 0.2 miles [0.3 km] above Bayou Courville)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAtchafalaya
HUC8 Number08080101
HUC10 NameUpper Atchafalaya River
HUC10 Number0808010101
HUC12 NameMcCrea Lake-Atchafalaya River
HUC12 Number080801010103
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month3
Collection Year2012
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. LGN07-04 GPS by Leo Nico on 26 June 2007.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat NumberUF184838
VerifierLeo Nico
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size1095 mm TL; 17.3 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/17/2019].

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