NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID286688
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateKY
CountyBracken
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 440), less than 4 mi below Meldahl Locks and Dam
HUC8 NameOhio Brush-Whiteoak
HUC8 Number5090201
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Collection Day14
Collection Month8
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalfrozen
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size90 cm, 9 kg
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2014].

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