Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1247636
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMS
CountyTishomingo
LocalityTennessee River, at Pickwick Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePickwick Lake
HUC8 Number06030005
Map
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Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsMay have been in the area since about 2012.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMississippi Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/9/2021].

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