Black carp

In China, black carp are the most highly esteemed and expensive foodfish among the four domestic fishes.

The Black carp lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater, pH range: 7.5 - 8.5, depth range 5 - 30 m environment.

* black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) * grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) * silver carp (H. More

Home » Black carp: Threat to aquaculture? Delta Farm Press logo * Home * Cotton * Soybeans * Rice * Corn More

biologists fear the black carp — fear its ability to wreak havoc on the environment if accidentally loosed — it's currently a necessary component of aquaculture. Without the black carp, fish farmers say, not only would prices at the fish buffet skyrocket but several parasites would rule Delta ponds. More

* black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) * common goldfish (Carassius auratus) * crucian carp (Carassius carassius) All the above except largescale silver carp have been cultivated in aquaculture in China for over 1,000 years. More

The Black Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) is a species of cyprinid fish indigenous to China, and widely cultivated for food and for Chinese medicine. It is the sole species of the genus Mylopharyngodon. More

Meristics for Black Carp are given in appendix B (also see Nico and others, 2005). The pharyngeal teeth generally form a single row of four or five large molariform teeth per side (fig. 43). More

carps and other cyprinids, including black carp, is provided by Schofield et al. (2005). The black carp closely resembles the grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella. The two species are similar in overall body shape, size and placement of fins. More

black carp (live, gametes, viable eggs & hybrids) can no longer be brought in or taken to any state, territory or possession of the United States without prior consent from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. More

COMMON NAME: Black Carp - Some other common names for black carp are snail carp, Chinese black carp, black amur, Chinese roach and black Chinese roach. SCIENTIFIC NAME: Mylopharyngodon piceus The black carp is in the minnow and carp family, Cyprinidae. More

Black Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) - Injurious Wildlife Species; Black Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) = From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access More

of black carp, a fish native to parts of China, Russia and Vietnam. The black carp, used by American aquaculture farmers to control snails, is feared by scientists who see potential widespread damage should the fish escape into the wild. More

of black carp populations into ecosystems of the United States.” 2. When will this prohibition take place? A proposal to place a species on the injurious species list does not guarantee that the action will, in fact, happen. More

* Black carp (Map): Mississippi River basin * Grass carp (Map): Entire U.S. More

Snail or Black Carp - Mylopharyngodon piceus Description: Adults possess powerful crushing teeth that permit the fish to crush the shells of large mollusks. A 4-year-old black carp can consume an average of 3 to 4 pounds of mussels per day. More

Black Carp Production with 36-7 SPC Feed Feeding Trial Demonstrates Efficiency of Soy-Based, High Protein Feed for Production of 2-Kg Black Carp Feeding Trials Demonstrate Effectiveness of Soy-Based, High Protein Feed for Black Carp Production More

possible to prevent black carp from becoming established in U.S. waters. I am disappointed that regulating black carp has been under consideration now for more than a decade. More

Black Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) Black Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) Common Carp Common Carp All four of the Asian carps that are established in the United States spread quickly after introduction, became very More

Common names

Amour Noir in French (français)
Amur cerný in Czech (česky)
Amur czarny in Polish (polski)
Ao-uo in Japanese (日本語)
Black amur in English
Black carp in English
Black Chinese roach in English
Cá Tr?m den in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Trắm đen in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Caracolera in Spanish (español)
Carpa negra in Portuguese (Português)
Carpa negra in Spanish (español)
Carpa nera in Italian (Italiano)
Carpe noire in French (français)
Cerný amur in Czech (česky)
Cheren amur in Bulgarian (български език)
Chernyi Amur in Russian (русский язык)
Chinese black carp in English
Chinese roach in English
Crap negru chinezese in Rumanian
En art karpefisk in Danish (dansk)
Hak waan in Cantonese
Hak waan in Chinese (中文)
Juodasis amūras in Lithuanian (lietuvių kalba)
Kap hitam in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Muschelkarpfen in German (Deutsch)
Musta-amuri in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Schwarzer Armur in German (Deutsch)
Schwarzer Karpfen in German (Deutsch)
Scoicar in Rumanian
Snail carp in English
Sortkarpe in Danish (dansk)
Svart karp in Swedish (Svenska)
Tschernyi Amur in Russian (русский язык)
Zwarte carper in Dutch (Nederlands)
Zwarte karper in Dutch (Nederlands)
Амур черный in Russian (русский язык)
Черен амур in Bulgarian (български език)
черный амур in Russian (русский язык)
Чорний амур in Ukrainian (українська мова)
アオウオ in Japanese (日本語)
乌鰡 in Mandarin Chinese
烏鰡 in Mandarin Chinese
青魚 in Mandarin Chinese
青鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Mylopharyngodon
Species : Mylopharyngodon piceus
Authority : Richardson, 1846