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Asian Carp is a common name usually used to describe several species of invasive fish in the U. Typically, this includes black carp Mylopharyngodon piceus , bighead carp Hypophthalmichthys nobilis , and silver carp H. Occasionally, grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella is also considered an invasive species of Asian Carp.
As such, there are many incorrect reports of Asian carps directed to the Invading Species Hotline. This implies that the public, while receiving the message about the risks of Asian carp, are still unable to properly differentiate Asian carps from native lookalikes. Here are a few of the main lookalikes that often get confused with carp!
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