Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1546834
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateKY
CountyUnion
LocalityOhio River, at Shawneetown, Illinois (1/4 mile N of boat ramp)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHighland-Pigeon
HUC8 Number05140202
HUC10 NameLower Highland Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020207
HUC12 NameSibley Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402020705
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Collection Day6
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsBLCP060619-001, -002. Males. Ploidy tests failed.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierSouthern Illinois University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size871 mm TL, 6,250 g; 864 mm TL, 6,500 g
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2019].

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