Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1323584
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyDes Moines
LocalityDry Branch Creek [Mississippi River tributary]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlint-Henderson
HUC8 Number07080104
HUC10 NameSpring Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0708010415
HUC12 NameDry Branch-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070801041502
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month8
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Year ClassYOY
Size47 mm TL
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/7/2021].

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