Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1321080
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateAL
CountyLauderdale
LocalityTennessee River, below Wilson Dam [Pickwick Lake]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePickwick Lake
HUC8 Number06030005
HUC10 NameTennessee River-Pickwick Lake
HUC10 Number0603000508
HUC12 NameSweetwater Creek-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060300050803
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month7
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsJumped into boat.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierAlabama Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size471 mm TL; 1159 g
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/8/2021].

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