Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1322958
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateKY
CountyHardin
LocalitySalt River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSalt
HUC8 Number05140102
HUC10 NameMill Creek-Salt River
HUC10 Number0514010213
HUC12 NameCedar Point Branch-Salt River
HUC12 Number051401021304
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29211
Author:Gillespie, N.
Date:2016
Title:Summary of US Fish and Wildlife Service Bighead and Silver Carp collections in the Ohio River for 2016
Publisher:US Fish and Wildlife Service
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected27
Size791 - 951 mm TL
Number of Females3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2021].

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