Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1322983
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIN
CountySwitzerland
LocalityIndian Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Ohio-Laughery
HUC8 Number05090203
HUC10 NameIndian Creek
HUC10 Number0509020309
HUC12 NameLong Run-Indian Creek
HUC12 Number050902030902
Map
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Collection Day14
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
CommentsWith eggs, Spawning patch present
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected14
Size825 - 920 mm TL
Number of Females7


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

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