Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1322363
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateLA
CountySt. Tammany
LocalityWest Middle Pearl River, 2 km upstream Fridays Ditch
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Pearl
HUC8 Number03180004
HUC10 NameMikes River-Pearl River
HUC10 Number0318000410
HUC12 NamePearlington-Pearl River
HUC12 Number031800041005
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29067
Author:Slack, W.T., S.G. George, J.J. Hoover, B.R. Lewis, A.W. Katzenmeyer, R.T. Ruth, and M.D. Wagner.
Date:2016
Title:Occurrence of bigheaded carps (Hypophthalmichthys spp.) in the Pearl River Drainage, Louisiana and Mississippi, USA
Journal:BioInvasions Records
Volume:5
Issue:3
Pages:159-168
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/15/2021].

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