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Summary information for CARP, COMMON
Common Name CARP, COMMON
Scientific Name CYPRINUS CARPIO
Status COMMERCIAL, GAME, EXOTIC
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat Are most abundant in large streams, lakes and reservoirs. Prefer little or no current and shallow water. Tolerate wide range of turbidity.
Distribution Introduced in Missouri in 1879, is one of most widespread and abundant large fishes in the state *001*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
ADAIR, ANDREW, ATCHISON, AUDRAIN, BARRY, BARTON, BATES, BENTON, BOLLINGER, BOONE, BUCHANAN, BUTLER, CALDWELL, CALLAWAY, CAMDEN, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CARROLL, CARTER, CEDAR, CHARITON, CHRISTIAN, CLARK, COLE, COOPER, CRAWFORD, DADE, DALLAS, DAVIESS, DENT, DUNKLIN, FRANKLIN, GASCONADE, GREENE, HARRISON, HENRY, HICKORY, HOLT, HOWARD, JACKSON, JASPER, JEFFERSON, JOHNSON, KNOX, LACLEDE, LAFAYETTE, LAWRENCE, LEWIS, LINCOLN, LIVINGSTON, MACON, MADISON, MARIES, MARION, MERCER, MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, MONITEAU, MONROE, MONTGOMERY, MORGAN, NEW MADRID, NODAWAY, OREGON, OSAGE, OZARK, PEMISCOT, PERRY, PETTIS, PHELPS, PIKE, PLATTE, POLK, PULASKI, PUTNAM, RALLS, RANDOLPH, RAY, REYNOLDS, RIPLEY, SALINE, SCHUYLER, SCOTLAND, SCOTT, SHANNON, SHELBY, ST. CHARLES, ST. CLAIR, ST. LOUIS, STE. GENEVIEVE, STODDARD, STONE, TANEY, TEXAS, VERNON, WARREN, WAYNE, WEBSTER, WORTH, WRIGHT

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