Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1323381
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyLee
Locality[no specific location provided]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlint-Henderson
HUC8 Number07080104
HUC10 NameLost Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0708010417
HUC12 NameTyson Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070801041705
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month4
Collection Year2016
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
Size800 mm TL; 4.35 kg
Number Released1
Number of Breeding Males1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/8/2021].

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