Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1323345
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyMercer
Locality[no specific location provided]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCopperas-Duck
HUC8 Number07080101
HUC10 NameMuscatine Slough-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0708010107
HUC12 NameBoston Bay-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070801010705
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month4
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29076
Author:Mosel, K.
Date:2016
Title:Asian carp telemetry in the upper Mississippi River, 2015 and 2016.
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, La Crosse FWCO
CommentsReleased, implanted with acoustic tag
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierUS Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size970 mm TL; 11.8 kg
Number Released1
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/9/2021].

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