Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1321725
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateOH
CountyGallia
LocalityRaccoon Creek, one mile upstream from confluence with the Ohio River [RM 276]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaccoon-Symmes
HUC8 Number05090101
HUC10 NameIndian Creek-Raccoon Creek
HUC10 Number0509010106
HUC12 NameClaylick Run-Raccoon Creek
HUC12 Number050901010605
Map
+
Collection Day6
Collection Month8
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsJumped into an Ohio DNR boat.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierOhio Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size33 in.; 15 lbs.
Photo



Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/12/2021].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.