Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix × nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix × nobilis
(Silver Carp × Bighead Carp)
Exotic Hybrid

Specimen ID1323390
Speciesmolitrix × nobilis
Common NameSilver Carp × Bighead Carp
Locality[no specific location provided]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCopperas-Duck
HUC8 Number07080101
HUC10 NameMuscatine Slough-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0708010107
HUC12 NameEliza Creek
HUC12 Number070801010704
Collection Day15
Collection Month4
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29076
Author:Mosel, K.
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
Number Collected1
Size850 mm TL; 7.78 kg
Number Released1
Number of Breeding Males1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/16/2024].

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