Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Mylopharyngodon piceus listed in key words.

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14004 News Associated Press. 2004. Another invasive carp species found in river. July 13.
26724 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
32005 Database Barnett, J. 2018. Arkansas ANS Data for 2017. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Created on 09/05/2018. Accessed on 09/05/2018.
30884 Book Chapter Biro, P. 1999. Mylopharyngodon piceus (Richardson, 1846). Pages 345-365 in P.M. Banarescu, ed. The Freshwater Fishes of Europe: Volume 5/I, Cyprinidae 2/I. AULA-Verlag. Wiebelsheim, Germany.
15034 Book Chapter Bolu, Y., Z. Liang, Z. Yu, R. Lin, and M. He. 2006. A study of the early development of grass carp, black carp, silver carp, and bighead carp in the Yangtze River, China in Chapman, D.C, ed. Early development of four cyprinids native to Yangtze River, China. U.S. Geological Survey. Reston, VA.
13548 Journal Article Chick, J.H., R.J. Maher, B.M. Burr, M.R. Thomas. 2003. First black carp captured in U.S. Science 300:1876-1877.
18449 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
18662 Journal Article DeVaney, S.C., K.M. McNyset, J.B. Williams, A.T. Peterson, and E.O. Wiley. 2009. A tale of four "carp": invasion potential and ecological niche modeling. PLoS ONE 4(5):10 pp.
26079 Journal Article Fowler, A.J., D.M. Lodge, and J.F. Hsia. 2007. Failure of the Lacey Act to protect US ecosystems against animal invasions. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 5(7):353-359.
1875 Book Fuller, P.L., L.G. Nico, and J.D. Williams. 1999. Nonindigenous fishes introduced into inland waters of the United States. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 27. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.
26212 Database GBIF. 2013. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Accessed on 05/01/2013.
29075 Journal Article Gidmark, N.J., Taylor, C., LoPresti, E., and Brainerd, E. 2015. Functional morphology of durophagy in black carp, Mylopharyngodon piceus.. Journal of Morphology 276:1422-1432.
27733 Journal Article Hung, N. M., N. V. Duc, J. R. Stauffer, Jr., H. Madsen. 2013. Use of black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) in biological control of intermediate host snails of fish-borne zoonotic trematodes in nursery ponds in the Red River Delta, Vietnam. Parasites and Vectors 6:142.
27734 Journal Article Hung, N.M., H. Madsen, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr. 2013. Prey species and size choice of the molluscivorous fish, Black Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus). Journal of Freshwater Ecology 28:547-560.
27105 Journal Article Hunter, M.E., and L.G. Nico. 2015. Genetic analysis of invasive Asian Black Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) in the Mississippi River Basin: evidence for multiple introductions. Biological Invasions 17(1):99-114.
27169 Web Page Invasive Species Centre. 2014. Asian Carp Canada Website. Accessed on 01/07/2015.
28935 Journal Article Jenkins, J.R., and R.G. Thomas. 2007. Use of eyeballs for establishing ploidy of Asian carp. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27(4):1195-1202.
25792 Database Jenkins, Jill. 2013. Eyeball analysis of carp for ploidy determination 2004-2013. U.S. Geological Survey, Lafayette, LA. Created on 03/11/2013.
29475 Database Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. 2017. Asian Carp collections in October 2015 - December 2016. Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. Created on 02/13/2017.
31666 Journal Article Kočovský, P.M. 2018. “Asian Carp” is Societally and Scientifically Problematic. Let’s Replace It. Fisheries 43(7):311-316.
16473 Journal Article Ledford, J.L., and A.M. Kelly. 2007. A comparison of black carp, redear sunfish, and blue catfish as biological controls of snail populations. North American Journal of Aquaculture 68(4):339-347.
24961 Journal Article Liu, D., and W. Tang. 2012. Invasion status worldwide of the four major culture fishes and their adaptive features. Chinese Journal of Ecology 47(4):143-152.
15262 Journal Article Makeyeva , A.P., and B.V. Verigin. 1974. Hybridization of the pond carp (Cyrpinus carpio) with the grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella and black carp, Mylopharyngodon piceus. Journal of ichthyology 33(3):66-75.
15263 Journal Article Makeyeva , A.P., and B.V. Verigin. 1993. Morphological characters of age 0+ reciprocal hybrids of grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella and black carp, Mylopharyngodon piceus. Journal of Ichthyology 33(3):66-75.
27732 Journal Article Manh Hung, N., D. Tat The, J.R. Stauffer, Jr., and H. Madsen. 2014. Feeding behavior of black carp Mylopharyngodon piceus (Pisces: Cyprinidae) on fry of other fish species and trematode transmitting snail species. Biological Control 72:118-124.
27950 Database Michigan State University Board of Trustees. 2019. Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN). Michigan State University. Department of Entomology - Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services Laboratory, East Lansing, MI.
14059 Conference Proceedings Mitchell, A. 2002. Preference of black carp for three aquatic snail species (abstract only). Page 220 in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, January 27, 2002. World Aquaculture Society. Baton Rouge, LA.
24445 Database Nelson, J.C. 2012. LTRMP trend data for fish monitoring, 1992-2010. U.S. Geological Survey, La Crosse, WI.
20901 Book Chapter Nico, L.G., A. Demopoulos, D. Gualtieri, and C. Wieser. 2011. Use of stable isotopes and mercury to assess trophic positions of black carp and other large fishes in the Red-Atchafalaya River system, Louisiana, USA. Pages 105-120 in Chapman, D.C., and M.H. Hoff, eds. Invasive Asian carps in North America. American Fisheries Society Symposium 74. American Fisheries Society. Bethesda, MD.
20900 Book Chapter Nico, L.G., and H.L. Jelks. 2011. The black carp in North America: an update. Pages 89-104 in Chapman, D.C., and M.H. Hoff, eds. Invasive Asian carps in North America. American Fisheries Society Symposium 74. American Fisheries Society. Bethesda, MD.
14630 Report Nico, L.G., and J.D. Williams. 1996. Risk assessment on black carp (Pisces: Cyprinidae) - Final Draft.
14959 Book Nico, L.G., J.D. Williams, and H.L. Jelks. 2005. Black Carp, Biological Synopsis and Risk Assessment of an Introduced Species. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 32, Bethesda, MD.
33400 Journal Article Poulton, B.C., P.T. Kroboth, A.E. George, D.C. Chapman, J. Bailey, S.E. McMurray, and J.S. Faiman. 2019. First examination of diet items consumed by wild-caught black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) in the U.S. American Midland Naturalist 182:89-108.
14731 Journal Article Scholz, T., and G. Salgado-Maldonado. 2000. The introduction and dispersal on Centrocestus formanus (Nishigori, 1924) (Digenea: Heterophyidae) in Mexico: a review. American Midland Naturalist 143(1):185-200.
18767 Report Schramm, H.L. Jr., and N.C. Hodgins. 2008. Development of a bioenergetic model for black carp to predict food consumption and growth.
13896 Report Schramm, H.L., Jr., and M.C. Basler. 2004. Evaluation of capture methods and distribution of black carp in Mississippi. Mississippi State University.
13894 Report Schramm, Harold L., Jr., and Matthew C. Basler. 2004. Evaluation of Capture Methods and Distribution of Black Carp in Mississipi. carp.doc.
15439 Journal Article Soin, S.G., and A.I. Sukhanova. 1972. Comparative morphological analysis of the development of the grass carp, the black carp, the silver carp and the bighead (Cyprinidae). Journal of Ichthyology 12:61-71.
25999 Database Tulane University. 2013. Tulane University Museum of Natural History collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. Created on 01/21/2009. Accessed on 04/11/2013.
20903 Database Tulane University Museum of Natural History. 2011. Tulane University Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection. Tulane University Museum of Natural History.
28802 Report U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2016. 2015 Annual Report to Congress. Second Annual Summary of Activities and Expenditures to Manage the Threat of Asian Carp in the Upper Mississippi and Ohio River Basins: July 2014 through September 2015. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
13806 News Watson, J. 2004. Black carp on river no surprise to fisherman. June 7, 2004.
16471 Journal Article Wui, Y.-S., and C.R. Engle. 2007. The economic impact of restricting use of black carp for snail control on hybrid striped bass farms. North American Journal of Aquaculture 69(2):127-138.


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