Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1322963
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateKY
CountyJefferson
LocalityHarrods Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSilver-Little Kentucky
HUC8 Number05140101
HUC10 NameHarrods Creek
HUC10 Number0514010105
HUC12 NameWolf Pen Branch-Harrods Creek
HUC12 Number051401010505
Map
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Collection Day29
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 Collected5
Size796 - 920 mm TL
Number of Females3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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